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: Grieving Family Looking For Killer Of 22-Year-Old Alejandro Legaria Rangel In Huntington Park
Herrera underwent brain and arm surgeries, and later succumbed to his injuries.READ MORE: Man Shot And Stabbed Outside Crowded Glendale Pastry Shop, Suspect On The Loose
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Family members attended the dangerous animal hearing, which was held at Los Angeles Animal Services’ administration offices.