Roswell, Georgia

From of June 22, 2007

Elderly Roswell Woman Seriously Injured after Pit Bull Attack

An elderly Roswell woman suffered serious injuries after she was viciously attacked by a pit bull Friday.

This incident happened Friday morning when the dog got away from the 12-year-old girl who was walking it.

Roswell police said that around 7:45 a.m., 60-year-old Lankhanh Trinh was was on her morning walk when the pit bull attacked her. A 12-year-old girl was walking the dog when it broke free and attacked Trinh.

Several neighbors heard the attack and tried to get the dog off Trinh. Another neighbor, Marc Del Santo, came outside to help and when the dog charged toward him, he shot and killed the dog,.

Trinh suffered severe head and facial injuries and was rushed to North Fulton Regional Hospital in serious condition. Another neighbor was bitten on the arm.

Animal Control issued the dog’s owner a vicious dog warning.


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