In West Chicago, a senior citizen was injured and her dog was killed in a vicious attack by a couple of pit bulls.
Toto was 83-year-old Bonnie Price constant companion for eight years.
She was walking Toto yesterday at the foot of her driveway, when she says a pair of pit bulls ran up the road, dragging their leashes and attacked.
Bonnie said she was bit on the hand. She has four stitches.
She says the dogs dragged her to the ground as she struggled to hang on to her tiny dog.
“I can see those dogs running at me. They came so fast and they tried to get Toto,” she said. “I wanted to save him.”
Bonnie’s neighbors came to her aide.
One man grabbed a shovel and hit the dogs over the head and the dogs finally let go.
The dogs that killed Toto have reportedly done it before.
Neighbor Laura Ekstrom says her dog was killed just before Christmas.
The pit bulls’ owner wasn’t home when WGN News stopped by their home tonight. The owner could still be charged.
Police are reviewing the case. The dogs are quarantined for now.