IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DISH SUBSCRIBERS – SERVICE INTERRUPTION – CLICK HERE

Plea deal reached in case of pit bull that killed smaller dog

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

DENVER -- A bit of justice took place Friday for a woman whose beloved dachshund was killed by another dog inside a 7-Eleven store in Englewood.

The attack happened in May.

Eileen Trujillo had taken her 10-year-old pet to get a treat. But another customer opened the door to the store and a pit bull that was on the loose ran inside and grabbed "Sebastian" by the throat.

The owner of the pit bull, 28-year-old Cara Stan, pleaded guilty Friday to "having a dangerous dog," and a "dog running at large" charge.

"I just don't want anybody else to go through what I did," Eileen Trujillo says. "It was the most devastating thing I've went through in my life. I just hope they do what they're supposed to do."

Stan apologized to Eileen and her family outside the courtroom.

The judge fined her $600 and set another hearing date to determine how much compensation she will pay to Eileen Trujillo.