“It hurt me to my soul,” says Willie Carr as he describes the deep wounds his 11-year-old son, Maleik, endured in a pit bull attack on Monday morning. Maleik sustained the injuries when he rushed to save his sister from a dog attack in Dublin, Georgia.
Maleik and his 5-year-old sister, Jalia, started Monday as they do most other school days — with a walk through their backyard to the school bus. But this morning was different.
According to WMAZ, the chain link fence that typically keeps a safe distance between them and their neighbor’s two unleashed pit bulls was marked by a massive hole. And as the two walked past, both dogs slipped through and proceeded to attack Jalia.
“So I ran over there and started kicking [the dogs] away from her,” Maleik told CNN, offering the camera a view of his legs, covered in stitches and puncture wounds, as proof. Maleik told his little sister to run to safety…
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