LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police Wednesday shot one of two dogs that attacked a woman at her home in the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles.
The shooting occurred around 12:15 p.m. in the 1600 block of W. 216th Street, according to police.READ MORE: Goldstein Investigates: Scammers Going Old School In Attempt To Defraud EDD
Police say they were responding to a dog bite call at the home when two large-breed dogs “approached” the officers and an officer-involved shooting took place.READ MORE: Firefighters Battle Pacific Palisades Brush Fire
One of the dogs was shot and killed, while the second was taken into custody by Animal Control officers.
The victim – a woman in her mid-30s who owns both of the dogs – was transported with serious injuries and is in stable condition.
No officers were injured or attacked.
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Two of the victim’s children were inside the home when the attack occurred and crisis responders were dispatched to the location.