Homicide Detectives report the details of a dog attack that occurred on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 1:11 p.m. in Albertson.
According to Detectives, Officers responded to a call for police assistance at 10 Terrace Court for a 70-year-old woman who was attacked by a dog. Officers entered the yard and attempted to render aid for a woman who was being viciously attacked by a dog. Upon entry of the yard, a seven-year-old pit-bull aggressively charged the Police. One Officer discharged his weapon and subdued the threat, killing the pit-bull. The 70-year-old victim was pronounced at scene.
The victim’s name is Marina Verriest, 70, of 10 Terrace Court, Albertson.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Capt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide 7/28/22/1320/9595