Update | Both dogs caught and in quarantine involved in Kent attacks | King County Regional Animal Services

Regional Animal Services of King County continues to look for a dog that bit a man and killed a small dog Monday afternoon on the East Hill near 94th Avenue South and South 222nd Street.

Regional Animal Services of King County reported both dogs involved in an attack near S. 222nd and 94th Ave. S. in Kent have been caught and placed in quarantine.

Animal services continues to investigate the attacks.

The county has also learned that a second man was bitten in this afternoon’s incident. The 19-year-old suffered a leg injury and was treated at Valley Medical Center in Renton.

The second victim’s dog, a Pomeranian, was killed in the attack. The first person bitten, a 46-year-old man, was also treated at Valley Medical Center and released.

Animal control officers are still pursuing leads to determine who owns the dogs involved in the attack.

The Guardian One helicopter from the King County Sheriff’s Office participated in the search for a time before it was re-routed to an unrelated activity, according to an e-mail from Kent Police spokesman Pat Lowery. Kent Police also helped with the search.

Kent Police cleared the area as three animal control officers were laying in wait for the at-large dog to return, according to Lowery.

Initially, two dogs were involved but one dog was captured. No shots were fired

According to police scanner reports, the dog had been seen near 94th Avenue South and South 222nd Street. Initial reports on the radio described the dog as a pit bull.

Earlier reports about a child being attacked by the dog were incorrect.




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