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Second squirrel attacks Florida nursing home

Posted at 12:57 PM, Nov 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 12:57:08-05

(WESH, NBC NEWSCHANNEL) A squirrel is dead following the second attack in less than a week reported at a Volusia County retirement community.

A resident at Sterling Court was attacked by the animal sometime Monday morning, and a staffer shot and killed the squirrel with a BB gun.

The first attack, last Thursday, left two residents and a staff member with serious bites.

Audio from a 911 call during the first incident indicated that the squirrel was jumping on people, biting and scratching them. The animal was tossed outside and escaped after the first incident.

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