LINCOLN HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — A hearing was underway Wednesday to determine the fate of two pit bulls that allegedly attacked and killed an elderly man in Lincoln Heights.
The dogs attacked Valentin Herrera, 76, and his small dog named Dodger on Feb. 2, just a block away from his home.READ MORE: Spring Heat Breaks Records In Camarillo, Oxnard; Light Rain May Be In Forecast Later This Week
Herrera underwent brain and arm surgeries, and later succumbed to his injuries.READ MORE: Riverside County Man Bitten By Rattlesnake While Trying To Pick It Up With Barbecue Tongs
His dog died at the scene.MORE NEWS: Oscar Attendees Reportedly Not Required To Wear Face Masks During Live Telecast
Family members attended the dangerous animal hearing, which was held at Los Angeles Animal Services’ administration offices.