August 06, 2007 Island Lake Pit Bull Attacked a Dog and Was Shot

Island Lake - Police shot and killed a pit bull after it attacked another dog that was being walked by a woman.

The pit bull attacked a 5-year-old Doberman pinscher June 27 near 215 Hickory St.

Police found the pit bull across the street, crouched in an attack position, when the officers fired on it, police Sgt. Tony Sciarrone said.

Jose Flores, 17, faces charges of keeping a vicious animal, allowing a dog at large, and allowing an animal to bite.

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