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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Officials confirm to NBCCharlotte that a woman has suffered a severe injury from a bite by a pit bull.

Emergency first responders arrived at the scene in the 5800 block of Linda Vista Lane.

Animal Control officers say a woman was taken to CMC-Main with severe injuries to her leg.

Authorities say that a pit bull, possibly two, bit the woman. They describe her injuries as life threatening.

No official word on whether the dog(s) belonged to the victim or not.

At this point, authorities have not filed any charges in the incident.

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