Wilton officer shoots pit bull that attacked owner

Police say a responding officer found a woman underneath a car trying to protect herself from her pit bull. Officers say the dog was an

Police say a responding officer found the woman underneath a car in the driveway trying to protect herself.

Police say a responding officer found the woman underneath a car in the driveway trying to protect herself. (11/11/13)

WILTON - Wilton police say they had to kill a dog that turned on its owner.

It happened at a home at Buckboard Ridge and Range roads.

Police say a responding officer found the woman trying to protect herself underneath a car in the driveway.

Officers say the dog was an immediate threat. The officer discharged his weapon, shooting and killing the animal.

Police say the woman was taken to Norwalk Hospital with serious injuries.

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