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Two Dogs Shot After Attacking Owner

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In today's "sad for everyone involved" news, the Long Beach Press Telegram reports that two dogs were shot yesterday after police discovered them attacking their owner in a garage.

According to authorities, the Long Beach woman who owned the dogs was trying to put them into her garage at around 4:00 p.m. It's unclear when they turned on her, but police, who were already at her home for an investigation, found her being mauled on the ground.

The cops tried using less harmful weapons on the pooches, but when that didn't work, they fired a gun in their direction. The Press-Telegram reports that the dogs stopped attacking and ran in the opposite direction, but the officials felt that they still posed a threat, and fired at them. One, a pit bull, died at the scene, and the other, whose breed iis unknown, is being treated at a vet hospital.

The dogs' owner had bites on her torso and was being treated at a local hospital.