Dog attack leaves 2 injured in Tarrant

Published: Jun. 6, 2023 at 6:59 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 6, 2023 at 3:56 PM CDT
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TARRANT, Ala. (WBRC) - Two people were transported to a nearby medical facility after being attacked by stray dogs on Tuesday morning, June 6.

Police say the attack occurred at 5:30 a.m. at Chief Billy Hewitt Park just off Pinson Valley Parkway. Video captured by a WBRC photographer showed one victim with her arm heavily bandaged and the other on a stretcher being taken to receive medical care.

Tarrant Police say that officers shot at the dogs, and both animals ran into a wooded area, leaving behind a blood trail.

Later on Tuesday, police found the body of one dog on Hwy 79 near Billy Hewitt Park. Police found the other dog alive, but injured.

It is unknown what breed of dog the animals are.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

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