The woman was airlifted to a hospital after the attack

By Harriet Sokmensuer
June 02, 2021 05:00 PM
dog attack
Credit: Capt. Daniel Arizpe/Cy-Fair Fire Department

A Texas woman was hospitalized in critical condition after she was mauled by a dog.

On Sunday afternoon, the Cy-Fair Fire Department responded to a report of a dog bite/mauling in Katy, according to a tweet from the department. Upon arrival, crews found a woman in critical condition and transported her via helicopter to a hospital.

According to KHOU, officials say the 50-year-old woman's hand was partially amputated after the attack.

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Witnesses told Click2Houston the dog belonged to the woman. It is unclear what happened to the dog after the attack.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.