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Woman Attacked By Dogs Upgraded To Stable Condition

Marilyn Grimes (Provided by family)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman who was critically injured when she was attacked by dogs on the South Side on Friday night is now in stable condition, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Marilyn Grimes, 64, was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition after she was attacked by three dogs while walking her dog in the 8700 block of South Creiger Avenue about 6:30 p.m. Friday, authorities said.

Her condition was “stable” Monday night, according to Marisa Kollias, spokeswoman for the Cook County Health & Hospitals System.

Grimes’ own dog was killed in the attack, authorities said.

The owner of the other three dogs, a 23-year-old woman, was also bitten and taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in “stable” condition, authorities said.

The three dogs were taken by the Department of Animal Care and Control, and the owner will be cited, police said.

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