FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A toddler is dormant successful Brooklyn, mauled by the family's dog, and charges are pending against the boy's father.
Police accidental helium near his 19-month-old son, Ryan Francis Foster, successful the attraction of his different 2 children, ages 9 and 11, and the Rottweiler is said to person a past of aggression.
Officers were dispatched to a archetypal level flat connected East 17th Street successful Flatbush conscionable aft 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, and the recovered the young lad bleeding heavy and with aggregate wounds to his body.
Authorities accidental the 30-year-old begetter near his toddler with his different 2 sons portion went to work, and someway the canine turned connected the boy.
Investigators accidental aft the attack, the older brothers ran retired of the flat with the injured sibling looking for help.
Foster was rushed to an country hospital, wherever helium was pronounced dead.
The 11-year-old was reportedly frightened of the animal, arsenic helium was antecedently spot successful 2019.
"It's a unspeakable situation," NYPD Assistant Chief Michael Kemper said. "Terrible concern for them and surely for the household that is affected by this tragedy."
The 2 different children were not hurt.
"Detectives from the 70th Precinct and Brooklyn South Homicide Squad are afloat engaged successful the investigation," Kemper said. "It's precise progressive close now, pending a hunt warrant for the apartment, and we are moving with the Kings County DA's Office close present successful narration to charges."
The flat and the canine are said to beryllium to the children's grandparents, who are retired of the country. The boys' parents are not together, and the parent had near them successful the attraction of their father.
The grandparents are the superintendents of the flat gathering wherever the onslaught happened, and they reportedly had the canine for security, arsenic they person burglarized successful the past.
The canine has been removed from the home, and the probe into the incidental continues.
* More Brooklyn news
* Send america a quality tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking quality alerts
* Follow america connected YouTube
Submit a News Tip
Copyright © 2021 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.