CHICAGO (CBS) — Two women were hospitalized, and one dog was killed, in two separate dog attacks Sunday on the South Side.
Around 10:30 a.m., a dog fatally mauled another dog at a PetSmart store at 41st and Pulaski in the Archer Heights neighborhood, police said. The dog also bit a female store employee.READ MORE: Northwestern University Bans All Social Activities At Campus Fraternities Until At Least Mid-October After Reports Of Drugging
PetSmart told the Chicago Tribune a Mastiff broke out of its kennel in the grooming salon, and attacked an employee and another dog.READ MORE: Evanston Police Called To A Stabbing, Fatal Shooting Incident
Police and fire officials said the woman was taken to Saint Anthony Hospital with a dog bite to the upper left arm and right middle finger.
About six hours later, a 58-year-old woman was walking near 78th and Cottage Grove in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, when a stray pit bull attacked her, according to police.MORE NEWS: Family Remembers Azul De La Garza, Young Woman Shot And Killed In West Elsdon, As 'Beautiful Soul' With A Future In Art
The woman was taken to the University of Chicago trauma center, where her condition was stabilized. Police officers caught the pit bull and put it in a squad car, and then took the dog to Animal Care and Control.