Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, February 16, 2017, at approximately 8:20 a.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to Charles Thomas Road in response to an E911 call of a child who had been attacked by dogs. First responders located a 5-year-old male who had extensive injuries from being mauled by the family’s two dogs.
The child was transported to Tennova Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries. Both dogs are English Mastiffs, each under one year old. The dogs have been placed in the custody of Montgomery County Animal Control.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Tim Anderson (931)648-0656 ext. 5132 or the TIPS line at 645-TIPS.