Karen Brown, 57, was killed after a pit bull bit her on the neck and physique
A Chicago lady died after she was brutally mauled by a big pit bull that received unfastened in her neighborhood.
Karen Brown, 57, was on her approach to assist a lady who lived down the road on Saturday when the canine abruptly charged in the direction of her, biting her within the neck and all through her physique.
When police arrived on the scene in South Deering on town’s South Facet the canine then charged at them, main two officers to shoot it useless.
Brown died from her accidents on the College of Chicago Medical Heart.
Residents within the space say the pit bull was a recognized downside within the neighborhood.
The canine was stored in an unfenced yard with many a number of different uncared for canines in crates. Some neighbors suspect the house owners had been concerned with canine combating.
When police arrived on the scene, the canine charged at them, main two officers to kill it
On Sunday greater than 100 folks gathered within the South Deering neighborhood for a vigil
Associates add that Brown was afraid of canine and infrequently hopped over fences to keep away from them, in keeping with
‘Pit bulls they get a repute. I’ve had pit bulls. They’re essentially the most loving canine on the earth. It’s all concerning the proprietor,’ neighbor Time Riley mentioned.
An investigation is happening to see who the proprietor of the canine is.
On Sunday night time a vigil was held for Brown the place greater than 100 folks attended.
‘I miss her already, she was a loving caring particular person. Everybody referred to as her “Punchie” round right here,’ neighbor Thelma Brown mentioned.
‘Clearly, by the group that’s standing out right here I feel she was actually beloved by the neighborhood,’ her brother Keith Brown mentioned.
Neighbors say the pit bull terrorized the neighborhood and lived in an unfenced yard with a number of canine in crates
Police are actually looking for to determine the pit bull’s proprietor. Neighbors suspect the house owners could also be concerned in dogfighting