Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office provides update on dog attack

Oklahoma County Sheriff Tommie Johnson III says he expects charges to be filed in connection with a Spencer dog attack that seriously injured a one-year-old boy. deputies responded to a dog attack outside a house on Daryl Lane in Spencer. A one-year-old child, JJ Rodriguez, had been maimed and suffered serious injuries. backyard. The neighbor heard a noise in their yard and went to investigate. According to Johnson, a dog rushed outside and attacked Rodriguez when the neighbor opened the door. Four other dogs came out, but Johnson said investigators were unsure if they were part of the attack. also, because I have children. So, I can understand very well – but when you have children, we have to make sure that we watch our children. We need to make sure that we watch our children and what they are doing. come in to protect them,” Johnson said. “As dog owners, we have to make sure that we are responsible pet owners to the extent that we have a fence, that they can be contained. It’s an accident. It’s a tragic accident, but it was an accident that could have been avoided.” Johnson added that other children were in the front yard and a 5-year-old was in charge of watching them. The 1 year old left the yard when the 5 year old came inside. The investigation is ongoing and investigators from the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office are still talking to witnesses. Johnson said the sheriff’s office has been in contact with the district attorney’s office and charges could be filed by the end of the week. He did not say who would be charged or what the charges would be. Rodriguez is doing better and Johnson said the one-year-old can see and recognize his parents. The dogs are no longer on the property. Johnson said officials took them to the home of a family member who was not in the Spencer area.

Oklahoma County Sheriff Tommie Johnson III said he expects charges to be laid in relation to a Spencer dog attack that seriously injured a one-year-old boy.

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On February 20, MPs responded to a dog attack outside a house on Daryl Lane in Spencer. A one-year-old child, JJ Rodriguez, had been maimed and seriously injured.

Johnson said on Tuesday an investigation showed the one-year-old was playing unsupervised in the front yard of his home when he walked into a neighbour’s unfenced yard. The neighbor heard a noise in their yard and went to investigate.

According to Johnson, a dog rushed outside and attacked Rodriguez when the neighbor opened the door. Four other dogs came out, but Johnson said investigators were unsure if they were part of the attack.

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“When we have children – because it’s difficult for me too, because I have children. So I can understand very well – but when you have children, we have to make sure that we watch our children. We have to make sure we watch our children and what they get into to protect them,” Johnson said. “As dog owners, we have to make sure that we are responsible pet owners to the extent that we have a fence, that they can be contained. It’s an accident. It’s a tragic accident, but it was an accident that could have been avoided.”

Johnson said other children were in the front yard and a 5-year-old was assigned to watch them. The 1 year old left the yard when the 5 year old came inside.

The investigation is ongoing and investigators from the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office are still talking to witnesses.

Johnson said the sheriff’s office has been in contact with the district attorney’s office and charges could be filed by the end of the week. He did not say who would be charged or what the charges would be.

Rodriguez is doing better and Johnson said the one-year-old can see and recognize his parents.

The dogs are no longer on the property. Johnson said officials took them to the home of a family member who was not in the Spencer area.


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