Union City: 6-year-old killed in dog attack


A 6-year-old San Francisco Bay area boy has died after he was attacked by his family dog at home.

Authorities say the attack occurred around 11 a.m. Monday at the boy’s Union City home. The dog has been described as a pit bull or pit bull mix.

He died at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto. His name has not been released.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/13Qob5A) that a man who answered the phone at the family’s home declined to comment.

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