DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a 4 year old boy was critically injured after being mauled by a pit bull in a Dothan neighborhood.
The attack happened yesterday afternoon at a home on Ussery Street.
Dothan police said the canine attacked Caleb Hunter Woods' head, lacerating his face and neck.
The boy was taken to Southeast Alabama Medical Center - his condition was not immediately available.
Police are trying to determine what provoked the attack. Animal control officers seized the dog and place the animal in a local shelter.
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