A Vinton woman faces several charges after her pit bull attacked another dog and was shot by police. 22-year-old Michelle Bartachek was arrested Monday after police answered a report that her pit bull was running lose and attacked another dog. Police used pepper spray and shot the dog twice to keep the dog from attacking. The pit bull, named Lucky, survived the shooting, the other dog died from the attack. Pit Bulls are banned in Vinton. Bartachek was charged with public intoxication, interference with official acts, keeping a vicious animal, allowing a dog to run, and allowing a dog to run at large, and allowing an animal to cause damage or interference to the property of others.
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