Dogs maul 6-year-old girl

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a 6-year-old girl in southwest Ohio suffered critical injuries when she was
mauled by two pit bull dogs.
Officers in the Cincinnati suburb of Westwood arrived in the neighborhood Wednesday evening to find the
dogs mauling the child on the sidewalk. The dogs turned on the arriving officers, who shot and killed
The officers took the girl to a hospital where she immediately underwent surgery for massive facial
injuries. She was in critical condition early Thursday.
It wasn’t clear who was watching the girl at the time of the attack, or if the owner of the dogs will be
charged. Because of the severity of her injuries, homicide investigators were assigned to the case.
The girl’s name wasn’t released.