Oneida County- Lisa M. Cittadino placed a call to 911 at 7:15 pm 11/15/2015 stating that her 11-month-old son had just been attacked by the family pit bull. She attempted to perform first aid on the child until medics arrived. He was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Utica, NY, where he died from his injuries. The dog has been sent to be euthanized at the request of the family.
The incident is still under investigation.
This is the second pitt-bull related death in the State of New York in the past week. Last Sunday, 11/08/2015, a nine-year-old long island girl, Amiyah Dunston, was mauled to death by a pit bull while on a play date.