News

Dogs attack 4 in CNY, young boy in surgery

Dogs attack 4 in CNY, young boy in surgery

Photo: WHCU

Two young brothers, their sister and father have been attacked by two bulldogs that were then shot to death by officers in central New York.

Onondaga County sheriff’s deputies say one of the 90-pound American bulldogs approached the brothers aged 4 and 10 playing in a yard Thursday on Onondaga Nation territory. The dog, which lived at the residence, attacked the 10-year-old as he helped his brother off the ground. The second dog attacked the 4-year-old.

The boys’ 18-year-old sister was bitten on the neck after she jumped in to help. The father was bitten as he kicked the dogs away.

Deputies killed one dog as the animals approached them.

The other was shot and killed by tribal officers.

The unidentified 4-year-old was undergoing surgery for bites to his chest.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Recent Headlines

in Viral Videos

This is one way to get a tan

10-overlay22

It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

in Weird

The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

drinking2

The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

in Music

Slash to producer slasher film

slash

The former Guns 'N Roses star has teamed up with horror production firm Revolver Picture Company for a new movie franchise.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

11-overlay6

From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

in Weird

Let’s grab a coffee at the cat cafĂ©

12-overlay15

Hey, it could be fun, right?