UPDATE: Woman killed in dog attack identified

UPDATE: Woman killed in dog attack identified

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LUBBOCK COUNTY, Texas -

Lubbock police received a call Wednesday evening from a man who reported his dogs were attacking his neighbor.

Police identified the victim as 88-year-old Johnnie Walker Garner. The incident occurred near North Guava Avenue and East Colgate Street around 6:30 p.m.

The man told police he came home and realized that his dogs escaped his yard. He then found them attacking his neighbor. 

Police report Garner was taken to Covenant where she later died. The dogs were taken into custody by animal control and taken to an animal shelter. 

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