A few hours later, the same deputy was called back to Fender's home. She reportedly told him she thought the dogs were trying to escape from her yard, so she went to investigate and was attacked by both dogs, so she shot them.
Animal control officers took custody of the dogs, which were both seriously injured. One dog was shot in the face and the other was shot in the chest.
An eyewitness to the shooting told officials the dogs weren't acting aggressively, and the shooting didn't appear warranted.
Bond has been set at $2,000 in the felony case.