Thursday, July 22, 2010

2-year-old Concord boy killed in dog attack

CONCORD, CA (KGO) -- A 2-year-old Concord boy died Thursday morning after being attacked by his family's three pit bulls.

The boy was inside his family's home on the 1700 block of Trail Creek Court with two adults when he walked into the garage where the three dogs were located, police said.

Police received the call around 8:45 am.

Authorities said the dogs attacked the boy and caused severe injuries. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Contra Costa County Animal Services is also investigating.

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