Dog attack leaves 27-year-old man with life-threatening injuries, West Des Moines police say

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A 27-year-old man is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being attacked by two pit bulls outside an apartment...

December 9, 2022
7:34 AM

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A 27-year-old man is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being attacked by two pit bulls outside an apartment complex in West Des Moines Thursday afternoon, according to West Des Moines police.  The victim was unconscious and still being attacked by the dogs when officers arrived at the Fountains Apartments shortly after 4 p.m., police say. The dogs did not run away or stop attacking as police approached, which officers said led them to kill one dog on the scene.

Anna Kutz