Tuesday, May 22, 2012
BRONX NEW YORK - PIT BULL ATTACKS CHILD AT A PLAYGROUND
Tuesday - May 22, 2012 - A 3-year-old boy was attacked by a PIT BULL at a Bronx Playground. Ely Gordilis was rushed to Saint Barnabas Hospital where he received 28 stitches Police said he was bitten by the dog at the Fox playground on East 165th Street about 7:30 pm Saturday. The boys mother, Iris Acosta, said the dog was tied to a bike rack when it lunged at her son. The dog bit his mouth and then went for his neck. The owner grabbed the dog and dragged it home. The Parks Department said no animals are allowed in the playground.
Acosta said Ely is now afraid of the Park and scared of his own dog. She wants the Pit Bull to be put down.