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Pitbull fight injures 2 women; 1 dog killed

Published: Friday, August 03, 2012 @ 5:18 AM
Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012 @ 5:18 AM

Two women were bit when they tried to break up two pitbull terriers, which were fighting inside their home on Chatlake Drive early Friday morning.

Officers were called to the home, 7412 Chatlake Dr., around 3 a.m., and when the responding officer arrived on the scene, he found the two women had been bitten by the dogs.

The responding officer also tried to break up the dogs, and had to use a Taser on one of the pitbulls. The second pitbull charged at the officer and he shot one round at the dog , which killed the animal, police said.

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Montgomery County Animal Control is responding to handle to two dogs involved, according to police.

The two women were treated for their injuries at the scene. One woman was bit in the forearm and a second woman was bit in the hand, police said.

Three children also were home at the time of the incident, but were not awake to witness the dog fight.

The case remains under investigation.