Girl, 9, dies after dog mauling in Detroit

Detroit Police drive down the alley of the closed Cantrell Funeral Home on Mack Avenue in Detroit on October 21, 2018 (Photo by: JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

DETROIT — Police say a girl was killed Monday in Detroit when she was mauled by three dogs on the city’s west side.

FOX 2 reports the 9-year-old girl was walking through an alley when the dogs came out of a nearby yard and attacked her. One of the dogs was shot by a neighbor.

The other dogs were taken to animal control while police investigate. After the attack, the girl was taken to Detroit Children’s Hospital, where she died.

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3 comments

  • Mike

    Update : The neighbors informed police that someone broke into his yard tearing a hole in his garage to steal his puppies while he was hospitalized for cutting off his fingers. Thats how the dogs escaped & he had no idea. He ran outside while the dogs were attacking her and couldnt help because of his hand is non usable and wrapped in thick cast. so he panicked & went to get his gun and shot the dogs to death freeing her.

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