SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A man attacked by two dogs on the West Side may only be alive because a neighbor nearby had a gun and intervened.
KSAT-12 reports a man in his 40s was walking along the 100 block of South San Gabriel Avenue when two American Staffordshire Terriers started attacking him.
San Antonio police say the armed neighbor fired multiple shots, hitting both dogs. One of the canine’s was killed while the other was taken to the hospital by Animal Care Services.
A spokesperson for ACS confirmed the breed of the dogs, and they also say both were unsterilized.
The man who was attacked is expected to recover.
The owner of the dogs was given multiple citations.
Additional reporting by KTSA’s Christian Blood