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Police: One-year-old boy dies after being mauled by two dogs in Fresno

Posted: 6:53 PM, Mar 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-23 00:06:12Z
One-year-old boy dies after being mauled by two dogs in Fresno: Police

A one-year-old boy died Friday after being mauled by two dogs, according to the Fresno Police Department.

It happened around 11 a.m. near Kaviland and Fordham.

According to police, the child got out of the house and was in the front yard when two stray Rottweilers attacked him.

The boy's grandmother tried to stop the mauling but was bit by one of the dogs. The grandfather came out and was able to stop the attack.

When police arrived they started to perform CPR on the boy. He was then taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Officers captured the dogs at a nearby home and they were taken to Central California SPCA.

Police are currently looking for the owner or owners of the dogs.

Story courtesy of ABC30 .