Chicago jogger mauled by pit bulls

Jan. 2, 2012 at 5:55 PM
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CHICAGO, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A 62-year-old man was mauled by two pit bulls while he jogged along the lakefront in Chicago Monday morning, officials said.

The attack happened about 6 a.m. along a path in Rainbow Beach Park, the Chicago Tribune reported.

The pit bulls bit the man, whose name was not reported, all over his body, including his legs, arms and face, police said.

A person in a nearby apartment building saw the attack and called police.

When officers arrived, the dogs attempted to attack them as well. Officers then fatally shot the animals, police said.

The man was taken to a hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

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