Dec 06, 2007 Pit bull severely mauls boy on Far South Side

Chicago – An 8-year-old boy in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood was mauled by a pit bull Wednesday afternoon and suffered severe injuries, officials said.

The Chicago Fire Department was called to the 10100 block of South State Street at 3:50 p.m. and found the child in critical condition, said Eve Rodriguez, assistant director of media affairs at the department.

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