NEW JERSEY – A 10-year-old child was mauled by two pit bulls at a Newark, New Jersey, USA apartment Wednesday morning and police were forced to shoot the dogs. Hands and foot are missing according to the doctors.
According to Newark police, officers arrived on the scene at about 11:30am to the home on Hawkins Court after a neighbor heard screams.
They broke down the door and found a child being attacked by dogs. The dogs charged at the police officers and were shot. The child, who was home alone according to police, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.