Pit bull fatally mauls Baker City child


BAKER CITY — Authorities say a pit bull has mauled a 5-year-old boy to death.

District Attorney Matt Shirtcliff tells the Baker City Herald the attack happened Friday morning and remains under investigation. The boy was at a friend’s home when the dog attacked.

Police Chief Wyn Lohner says the pit bull has been impounded and poses no further threat. He says more information will be released Monday.


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