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Woman Hospitalized after Dog Attack at Modesto Outdoor Emergency Shelter

Woman Injured in Modesto Dog Attack at Modesto Outdoor Emergency Shelter Monday morning

Modesto, California (October 21, 2019) – According to a local news source, a resident of the Modesto Outdoor Emergency Shelter was hospitalized with injuries she sustained after being attacked by a dog Monday morning in Modesto.

The incident occurred at the Modesto Outdoor Emergency Shelter.

The authorities said the victim, only identified as a 58-year-old woman, was outside another resident’s tent visiting her and the dog was inside the tent. As the woman opened her tent, the dog, an 80-pound Saint Bernard/pitbull mix, came out and attacked the victim.

The woman sustained moderate injuries, including puncture wounds to her head and leg. She was transported by ambulance to a hospital. However, her name and condition at this time were not immediately available.

The dog, a 10-month-old female, named Fema, was transported by animal control to be quarantined.

No further details were immediately available, and the incident remains under investigation.

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