Pit Bull Attack In Chicago’s Lawndale Neighborhood

There was a dog attack in Chicago’s Lawndale neighborhood on March 31, 2015 involving a pit bull that attacked a man and a girl.

According to Chicago Police, the dog attack happened Tuesday evening at approximately 8:00 p.m.  The pit bull ran out from a yard in the 3900 block of West Fillmore and bit a man as well as a 15-year-old girl.

During the dog attack, the girl suffered an injury to her right arm, and the man was bit on his left hand.  Both required medical treatment for the dog bites.

Neither the pit bull nor its owner, both who ran from the scene, have been apprehended.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this Chicago dog attack can be seen in the April 1, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Man, girl injured in pit bull attack in Lawndale” as well as the April 1, 2015 wgntv.com article titled “2 attacked by pit bull on Chicago’s West Side.”


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