Elderly woman attacked by pack of dogs
POSTED: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 10:50pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 10:51pm
RUSK COUNTY — An elderly East Texas woman, who is in her 80s, remains in the hospital after getting attacked by a pack of dogs.
According to Viki Penny with the Rusk County Sheriff's Department, it happened just before 9 o'clock Wednesday morning at a home off of County Road 1113.
Penny says, 5 dogs attacked the woman as she was getting her newspaper.
A neighbor reportedly saw it happened, helped get the dogs off her and called 911.
The woman is in ICU at a Longview hospital.
Penny tells KETK, at last check, she was not doing well.
All five dogs were captured.
Penny says, their owner is being very cooperative.
The investigation is ongoing.
More details will be released on this story Thursday morning.