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Posted: 12:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
By Jesse Martinez
SOCORRO, Texas —
A man is recovering after being severely attacked by a pack of pit bulls in Socorro.The attack occurred around 4:30 p.m. Friday. Armando Gutierrez told emergency crews that he was walking by a residence on Flor Bonita Avenue when it happened.According to Socorro City spokesman Dave Garcia, the man had to have his left ear amputated. He also received severe damage to his face and nose and multiple lacerations on his head.Garcia said the owner of the dogs was cited for failure to control the dogs. The dogs are now in the possession of the county.Gutierrez is expected to be okay.
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