Two young children died and their mother was hospitalized after two family dogs attacked her home in Tennessee, officials said.
Dogs attacked a 2-year-old girl, a 5-month-old boy and their mother on Wednesday afternoon at a home north of Memphis near Shelby Forest State Park. Tweet,
The children were pronounced dead at the scene and their mother was taken to a Memphis hospital in critical condition. It was later upgraded to stable condition.
The two pit bulls responsible for the attack were euthanized by Memphis Animal Services, the sheriff’s office said in a separate Tweet,
The investigation remains active. No further information was immediately released.
An elderly woman died last monthin Colorado. The boy was seriously injured.