A teenager in Raytown, Missouri has tragically lost his life after an apparent dog attack. The Raytown Police Department is currently investigating the incident, which occurred on November 14. At around 3:40 p.m., authorities responded to a residence near E. 77th Street and Elm Avenue after receiving a report of an unresponsive individual.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a 15-year-old boy with severe injuries. The victim, identified as Makai Williams, was immediately transported to a nearby hospital. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries on November 17. The police determined that the injuries were a result of a dog mauling.
Two American Bully mixed breed dogs, believed to be responsible for the attack, have been impounded from the property. However, no arrests have been made thus far. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
This devastating event serves as a reminder of the potential dangers associated with dog ownership. It is crucial for dog owners to prioritize training, socialization, and responsible ownership in order to prevent such tragic incidents from occurring.
The Raytown Police Department continues to seek further information and urges anyone with relevant details to come forward. Updates on the investigation will be provided as they become available.
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