A Wood County Deputy is recovering after being attacked by two dogs Thursday evening in Pittsville. Dash Camera video of the incident has been obtained by NewsChannel 7.
According to a news release from the Sheriff's Department, a deputy attempted to stop a driver in Pittsville for a traffic violation when she drove home and went inside. The deputy made contact with the woman at her house. The deputy believed the woman was intoxicated and asked her to perform a field sobriety test, which she refused to do.
The video appears to show the officer grab the woman as she tries to duck into her house, after speaking with the deputy on her front porch. While the deputy is attempting to arrest the woman, two dogs run out of the home and begin biting the officer. The officer pulls his gun and fires two shots, inuring both dogs. One is recovering, the other had to be euthanized.
The deputy was treated for multiple dog bites at an area hospital.
According to a press release, the dogs were Pit Bulls.
The dog's owner, Cora Fuller, 48, is expected to be charged with her 4th OWI.
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