El Paso Police and El Paso Fire responded to a call Thursday night around 9:00 PM of a disturbance, and were first to respond to the 9100 block of Morelia Road, just north of Zaragoza and the north loop.

El Paso Public Information officer Sgt. Enrique Carillo tells NewsChannel9 a 4-year-old boy was killed by his family’s 4-dogs in his own backyard. Carillo did not say what breed the 4 dogs were; however, all of the dogs were of a different breed. Animal Control arrived on scene and took the 4 dogs into custody.

NewsChannel9 was on scene and saw the boy’s family, saying they are extremely distraught.

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