A Touchet Boy is Attacked by the Family Dog and Hospitalized for his Injuries - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

A Touchet Boy is Attacked by the Family Dog and Hospitalized for his Injuries

Touchet, Wash, - A young boy suffered severe lacerations to the face after Being attacked by the family's dog Sunday night at a residence in Touchet.

The 5-year-old boy was rushed by ambulance to Saint Mary medical center in Walla Walla for treatment.

The Walla Walla county sheriff says the family turned over the dog, a German shorthair pointer, to the local humane society.

It's unknown what caused the dog to attack the young boy or if the dog was provoked.
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