Woman in critical condition after dog attack in Calumet Heights
A woman was critically injured and her dog killed when they were attacked by three other dogs in Calumet Heights.
It happened about 6:30 p.m. Friday in the 8700 block of South Cregier Avenue.
Police said the 64-year-old woman was walking her dog when the three other dogs appeared, and attacked her.
“The dogs had ate the skin, ” said D’Angelo Wilburn, who witnessed the incident. “The whole flesh from her knee down to her ankle.”
The woman was taken John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital in critical condition following the attack.
The owner of the three dogs was also bitten when she tried to intervene.
She was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where her condition stabilized.
The three dogs are now in the custody of animal control.
The owner is expected to be cited in the incident.