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    A pit bull attacked at least two children on a neighborhood street, wounding one, before someone fatally shot the dog Sunday afternoon in San Bernardino, police said. Gadi Schwartz reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Oct. 6, 2013.

    A pit bull attacked at least two children on a neighborhood street, wounding one, before someone fatally shot the dog Sunday afternoon, police said.

    The dog got loose in the 2400 block of North Genevieve Street (map) and began attacking people about 2:40 p.m., a San Bernardino police lieutenant told NBC4.

    Two Pit Bulls Attack Riverside Woman Walking Her Dog

    [LA] Two Pit Bulls Attack Riverside Woman Walking Her Dog
    A Riverside woman is recovering from a pit bull attack that occurred while she was walking a small dog. A witness heard her screams and came to her rescue. Tony Shin reports from Riverside for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on August 12, 2013.

    The pit bull bit a child's thigh. Someone arrived with a gun and fatally shot the dog, the lieutenant said.

    Animal control officers were called to the scene to investigate the dog mauling. It was unclear whether anyone will face criminal charges.

    Grandmother Speaks Out After Child's Dog Mauling Death

    [LA] Grandmother Speaks Out After Child's Dog Mauling Death
    The grandmother of a child mauled to death by a relative's dogs in Colton, Calif., spoke to NBC4 about the tragedy that has befallen her family. The boy's uncle was arrested and faces serious charges in the boy's death. The grandmother was arrested and later released without charges. John Cádiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2013.

    The child's condition was not immediately released.

    The latest pit bull mauling comes as the board of supervisors in neighboring Riverside County consider an ordinance that would require pit bull owners to spay or neuter their dogs. That action was prompted by the fatal mauling of a 2-year-old boy by a pack of pit bulls in Colton in September.

    A 91-year-old woman died in February after being severely mauled by pit bulls. In August, a woman was attacked by two pit bulls in Riverside while walking her own dog.


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