Houston boy, man suffer serious injuries after separate dog attacks

Ragazzo, 12, has part of his face ripped off by husky hours before man is attacked by two pit bulls and left in critical condition just 10 miles apart in Houston

  • Two vicious dog attacks occurred in Houston on Thursday just miles apart
  • 12-year-old Houston boy suffers serious injuries to his face after being attacked by a husky while getting off school bus
  • The dog attack happened just hours after a 67-year-old man was critically injured by two pit bulls a few miles away
  • Both pit bulls are reportedly still alive, with deputies taking their owner into custody for questioning. Charges are pending against him
  • Texas, e Houston in particolare, is one of the country’s worst areas for dog bites and fatal dog attacks
  • Fra 2005 e 2017, c'erano un totale di 433 deaths caused by dogs in the US, con 62 di loro che si verificano in Texas
  • In media da 2013-2016, 1671 morsi di cane si verificavano ogni anno nella contea di Harris senza personalità giuridica, dove si trova Houston
  • Two vicious dog attacks occurred in Houston on Thursday, with a 12-year-old boy suffering serious injuries to his face after being attacked by a husky while getting off a school bus.

    The attack took place just hours after a man was critically injured by two pit bulls only a few miles away elsewhere in the city, in what has become one of the highest ranked areas for dog bites and fatal dog attacks nationwide.

    The first incident, which was captured on ‘horrificsurveillance video according to authorities, took place at 6:30 am in the 4300 block of Queens Retreat Drive, where a 67-year-old man was taking an early morning walk.

    Deputies with Harris County Precinct 4 detto Bodine è stato arrestato sabato e incarcerato nella prigione della contea di Harris 2 that a pair of pit bulls crossed the street and confronted the man, who attempted to back away from the dogs as they pounced and attacked him.

    The man was flown via Life Flight to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

    Elmer Lavigne, a retired sheriff’s deputy, told the outlet that the attack occurred in his front yard. Lavigne said he shot one of the dogs while attempting to help the man, while another deputy shot the other pit bull after it bit an animal control officer twice.

    Bodine è stato arrestato sabato e incarcerato nella prigione della contea di Harris 2 reports that both dogs are reportedly still alive, with deputies taking their owner into custody for questioning. Charges are pending against him, secondo la presa.








    Two vicious dog attacks occurred in Houston on Thursday, with a 12-year-old boy suffering serious injuries after being attacked by a husky and a man critically injured by two pitbulls

    Two vicious dog attacks occurred in Houston on Thursday, with a 12-year-old boy suffering serious injuries after being attacked by a husky and a man critically injured by two pitbulls

    Surveillance video captured one of Thursday's vicious dog attacks, where a 67-year-old man sustained critical injuries by two pit bulls

    Surveillance video captured one of Thursday’s vicious dog attacks, where a 67-year-old man sustained critical injuries by two pit bulls

    Deputies told KPRC 2 that a pair of pit bulls crossed the street and confronted the man, who attempted to back away from the dogs as they pounced and attacked him

    Deputies told KPRC 2 that a pair of pit bulls crossed the street and confronted the man, who attempted to back away from the dogs as they pounced and attacked him

    The first incident took place at 6:30 am in the 4300 block of Queens Retreat Drive, where the man was taking an early morning walk

    The first incident took place at 6:30 am in the 4300 block of Queens Retreat Drive, where the man was taking an early morning walk

    ‘When I came out, the dogs turned around and went to attack us. I shot him through the shoulder and it didn’t even stop him,’ Lavigne said.

    Video footage of the vicious attack shows neighbor Darrel Berryman, who lives across the street from the victim’s home, running across the lawn in an effort to scare the dogs off.

    ‘I heard somebody saying, “Aiuto, Aiuto, help.That’s when I said, “Something ain’t right,”‘ said Berryman.

    ‘I ran over here and saw two pit bulls. The man couldn’t move,’ Berryman said. ‘They had him by his faceI told my granddaughter to call 911.

    The man was not identified by authorities.

    The victim sustained serious injuries to his upper body, parte inferiore del corpo, viso e collo. Nel frattempo, paramedics were forced to give him two units of blood on the scene due to extreme blood loss.

    The 12-year-old boy (nella foto) suffered gruesome facial injuries after a husky attacked him as he got off his school bus Thursday afternoon

    The 12-year-old boy (nella foto) suffered gruesome facial injuries after a husky attacked him as he got off his school bus Thursday afternoon

    Nella foto: Le razze di cani più pericolose d'America coinvolte in attacchi mortali tra 2005 e 2017, con il pitbull che prende il primo posto, essere responsabile di 284 deceduti

    Nella foto: Le razze di cani più pericolose d'America coinvolte in attacchi mortali tra 2005 e 2017, con il pitbull che prende il primo posto, essere responsabile di 284 deceduti

    Hours later and just 10 lontano miglia, a 12-year-old boy was brutally attacked by a husky as he got off the school bus on Tree House Lane on Thursday afternoon.

    The dog tore at the boy’s face, arm and leg before he climbed on top of a car to escape the attack.

    Candice Green, the boy’s aunt, detto Bodine è stato arrestato sabato e incarcerato nella prigione della contea di Harris 2 that the dog literally bit half of his facial skin off.

    ‘He’s my nephew and I pray he gets better, ‘cause his whole face is gone on the side,’ che ha detto di averlo cresciuto fin da quando era un bambino.

    ‘He shouldn’t have to be scared to get off the bus and jump on top of a car. He should be able to walk home with no hesitation, no problems or anything,’ che ha detto di averlo cresciuto fin da quando era un bambino.

    Texas, e Houston in particolare, is one of the country’s worst areas for dog bites and deadly canine attacks.

    'He’s my nephew and I pray he gets better, ‘cause his whole face is gone on the side,' Candice Green (nella foto) told KPRC 2

    ‘He’s my nephew and I pray he gets better, ‘cause his whole face is gone on the side,’ Candice Green (nella foto) told KPRC 2

    The boy was brutally attacked by a husky as he got off the school bus on Tree House Lane (nella foto) on Thursday afternoon

    The boy was brutally attacked by a husky as he got off the school bus on Tree House Lane (nella foto) on Thursday afternoon

    Houston remains the worst US city for dog attacks on postal workers, con 85 attacchi segnalati in 2019. Los Angeles è arrivata seconda con 74 attacchi, and Chicago in third with 54

    Houston remains the worst US city for dog attacks on postal workers, con 85 attacchi segnalati in 2019. Los Angeles è arrivata seconda con 74 attacchi, and Chicago in third with 54

    Fra 2005 e 2017, c'erano un totale di 433 deaths caused by dogs in the US, con 62 di loro che si verificano in Texas.

    In media da 2013 per 2016, 1671 morsi di cane si verificavano ogni anno nella contea di Harris senza personalità giuridica, where Houston is located per area attorney Brian White, specializzato in cause per morsi di cane.

    And Houston remains the worst US city for dog attacks on postal workers, con 85 attacchi segnalati in 2019. Los Angeles è arrivata seconda con 74 attacchi, and Chicago in third with 54, secondo il US Postal Service.

    Nel frattempo, i pitbull continuano a essere in cima alla lista delle razze canine più pericolose d'America, essendo stato responsabile di 284 attacchi mortali agli esseri umani da 2005 per 2017. La seconda razza della lista, Rottweiler, è arrivato in un lontano secondo con 45.

    Huskies, the breed responsible for Thursday’s attack on the 12-year-old boy, were involved with 13 fatal dog attacks on humans in that same time frame, secondo Statista.