Fatal pit bull attack Colton Kline
Fatal pit bull attack Lovell Anderson
Fatal pit bull attack Daylan Guillen
Fatal pit bull attack Riley Miller
Fatal pit bull attack Sadie Davila
Fatal pit bull attack Lilly Bennard
Fatal pit bull attack Hollace Bennard
Fatal pit bull attack Lea Freeman
Fatal pit bull attack Drué Parker
Fatal pit bull attack Lola Farr
Fatal pit bull attack Kavay Louis-Calderon
Fatal pit bull attack Cartyr Clinger
Fatal pit bull attack Carter Settles
Fatal pit bull attack Elayah Brown
Fatal pit bull attack Jayden Henderson
Fatal pit bull attack Aziz Ahmed
Fatal pit bull attack Cameron Hatfield
Fatal pit bull attack Scarlett Pereira
Fatal pit bull attack Marley Wilander
Fatal pit bull attack Brice Sanders
Fatal pit bull attack Robert Taylor
Fatal pit bull attack Demi Witherspoon
Fatal pit bull attack Sterling Ver Meer
Fatal pit bull attack Julian Connell
Fatal pit bull attack Victor Garces
Fatal pit bull attack Benjamin Cobb
Fatal pit bull attack Emma Hernandez
Fatal pit bull attack Isaiah Geiling
Fatal pit bull attack Tanner Kinnamon
Fatal pit bull attack Ashton McGhee
Fatal pit bull attack Triniti Harrell
Fatal pit bull attack Jaevon Torres
Fatal pit bull attack Jaelah Smith
Fatal pit bull attack Gauge Eckenrode
Fatal pit bull attack Noah Trevino
Fatal pit bull attack Rylee Marie Dodge
Fatal pit bull attack Javien Candelario
Fatal pit bull attack Paris Adams
Fatal pit bull attack Kamiko Dao Tsuda-Saelee
Fatal pit bull attack Jase Patrick Fohs
Fatal pit bull attack Logan Braatz
Fatal pit bull attack  Isaiah Franklin
Fatal pit bull attack Piper Dunbar
Fatal pit bull attack Hunter Bragg
Fatal pit bull attack Talan West
Fatal pit bull attack Xavier Strickland
Fatal pit bull attack Payton Sawyers
Fatal pit bull attack Tyler Trammell-Huston
Fatal pit bull attack Amiyah Dunston
Fatal pit bull attack victim
Fatal pit bull attack victim
Fatal pit bull attack Javon Dade Jr
Fatal pit bull attack Joel Chirieleison
Fatal pit bull attack Braelynn Coulter
Fatal pit bull attack Kara Hartrich
Fatal pit bull attack Kasii Haith
Fatal pit bull attack John Harvard
Fatal pit bull attack Mia DeRouen
Fatal pit bull attack Je'vaeh Mayes
  1. February 2024, Los Angeles County, CA
    Dominic Cooper, 35
    Fatal pit bull attack

  2. January 2024, Wayne County, MI
    Harold Phillips, 35
    Fatal pit bull attack

  3. January 2024, Marion County, IN
    Willie Mundine, 85
    Fatal pit bull attack

  4. December 2023, Miami-Dade County, FL
    Alexander Torres, 29
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  5. December 2023, Yuma County, AZ
    John Doe, 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  6. December 2023, Cass County, IN
    Beverly Hayden, 89
    Fatal pit bull attack

  7. December 2023, Philadelphia County, PA
    Antonio Shaw, 63
    Fatal pit bull attack

  8. November 2023, Salt Lake County County, UT
    Sandra Miller, 63
    Fatal pit bull pack attack

  9. October 2023, Spokane County, WA
    Colton Kline, 4
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  10. October 2023, Lincoln County, AR
    James McCool, 39
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bulls

  11. October 2023, Berkeley County, SC
    David Eller, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  12. October 2023, Wayne County, MI
    Lovell Anderson, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  13. October 2023, Bexar County, TX
    Paul Striegl Jr., 47
    Fatal pit bull attack

  14. September 2023, Bienville Parish, LA
    Donovan Brooks, 40
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bulls

  15. September 2023, Lucas County, OH
    Diane Knepper, 70
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  16. September 2023, Miller County, AR
    Brenda Witt, 60
    Fatal pit bull pack attack

  17. September 2023, Benton County, WA
    Billene Cameron, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  18. August 2023, Mississippi County, AR
    Jeane Bennett, 93
    Fatal pit bull attack

  19. August 2023, Hawaii County, HI
    Robert Northrop, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  20. July 2023, Deschutes County, OR
    Joseph Keeton, 56
    Fatal pit bull attack

  21. July 2023, Sarasota County, FL
    Daylan Guillen, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  22. June 2023, Cochise County, AZ
    Helene Jackson, 84
    Fatal pit bull attack

  23. June 2023, Bronx County, NY
    Joseph Brown, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  24. June 2023, Lenawee County, MI
    Infant Jane Doe, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  25. June 2023, Apache County, AZ
    Faith Ann Hope McGuire, 2
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  26. June 2023, Rockport County, TX
    Lewis Flores, 40
    Fatal pit bull attack

  27. June 2023, Raleigh County, WV
    Robert Showalter, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  28. June 2023, Nueces County, TX
    Rita Vasquez, 58
    Fatal pit bull attack

  29. May 2023, Marion County, IN
    Tamieka White, 46
    Fatal pit bull attack

  30. April 2023, Jeff Davis County, GA
    Riley Miller, 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  31. April 2023, Tulsa County, OK
    Glennaroy Blackwelder, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  32. April 2023, Hennepin County, MN
    Dezmond Trawick, 22
    Fatal pit bull attack

  33. April 2023, McCreary County, KY
    Wilma Ridner, 61
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bulls

  34. April 2023, Wayne County, MI
    Daniel Bonacorsi, 58
    Fatal pit bull attack

  35. March 2023, Tulsa County, OK
    Donald Gibson, 66
    Fatal pit bull attack

  36. February 2023, Escambia County, FL
    Nathaniel Posey, 63
    Fatal pit bull attack

  37. February 2023, Bexar County, TX
    Ramon Najeras Jr., 81
    Fatal pit bull attack

  38. February 2023, Lucas County, OH
    Bonnie Varnes, 58
    Fatal pit bull attack

  39. February 2023, Harris County, TX
    Adult John Doe, 69
    Fatal pit bull attack

  40. January 2023, Wilcox County, GA
    Doris McBurse, 66
    Fatal pit bull attack

  41. January 2023, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
    Sadie Davila, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  42. December 2022, Pender County, NC
    Melanie Catley, 70
    Fatal attack involving pit bull

  43. November 2022, Richmond, VA
    Evangeline Brooks, 88
    Fatal pit bull attack

  44. October 2022, Roane County, TN
    Michael Lane, 68
    Fatal pit bull attack

  45. October 2022, Troup County, GA
    Rosetta Gesselman, 80
    Fatal pit bull attack

  46. October 2022, Shelby County, TN
    Lilly Bennard, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  47. October 2022, Shelby County, TN
    Hollace Bennard, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  48. September 2022, Lubbock County, TX
    Jack Looney, 64
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bulls

  49. September 2022, Jefferson County, CO
    Mary Gehring, 88
    Fatal pit bull attack

  50. September 2022, Polk County, TN
    Rusty Burris, 32
    Fatal pit bull attack

  51. September 2022, Highlands County, FL
    Ronald Adams, 79
    Fatal pit bull attack

  52. August 2022, Putnam County, FL
    Pamela Rock, 61
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull-mixes

  53. August 2022, Clark County, NV
    Joan Caffiel, 89
    Fatal pit bull attack

  54. July 2022, Nassau County, NY
    Marina Verriest, 70
    Fatal pit bull attack

  55. July 2022, Fort Bend County, TX
    Freddy Garcia, 71
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull-mixes

  56. July 2022, Franklin County, AL
    Michele Sheeks, 44
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  57. July 2022, Orleans Parish, LA
    Apollo Duplantis, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  58. July 2022, St. Louis County, MO
    Dennis Moore, 62
    Fatal pit bull attack

  59. July 2022, Dallas County, TX
    Lea Freeman, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  60. July 2022, Guildford County, NC
    Trena Peed, 46
    Fatal pit bull attack

  61. June 2022, Harris County, TX
    Nicolas Vasquez, 51
    Fatal attack involving pit bull(s)

  62. June 2022, Hockley County, TX
    Andrew Woods, 57
    Fatal attack involving pit bull(s)

  63. May 2022, Chesterfield County, SC
    Scottie Brigman, 34
    Fatal pit bull attack

  64. April 2022, Franklin County, AL
    Summer Beard, 58
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  65. April 2022, Henry County, IL
    Juan Ruiz, 66
    Fatal pit bull attack

  66. April 2022, Hidalgo County, TX
    Maria Perez, 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  67. February 2022, Harris County, TX
    Drué Parker, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  68. February 2022, Marion County, MS
    Lola Farr, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  69. December 2021, Cook County, IL
    Adult John Doe, 34
    Fatal pit bull attack

  70. December 2021, Shawano County, WI
    Heather Pingel, 35
    Fatal pit bull attack

  71. December 2021, Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, MT
    Duke Little Whirlwind, 58
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  72. December 2021, Sumpter County, SC
    Lori Martin, 60
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull

  73. December 2021, Franklin County, MO
    Leann Gratzer, 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  74. November 2021, Harris County, TX
    Tiffany Frangione, 48
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull-mix

  75. November 2021, Johnston County, NC
    Infant John Doe, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  76. October 2021, Grant County, IN
    Kathleen Bertram, 69
    Fatal pit bull attack

  77. September 2021, Boone County, IN
    Loretta Moore, 84
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  78. September 2021, Summit County, OH
    Ka'Vay Louis-Calderon, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  79. September 2021, Coweta County, GA
    Alex Abraha, 21
    Fatal pit bull attack

  80. September 2021, Benton County, AR
    Patti Webb, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  81. September 2021, Coos County, OR
    Amber LaBelle, 42
    Fatal pit bull attack

  82. September 2021, Russell County, AL
    Frank Cobb, 70
    Fatal pit bull attack

  83. September 2021, Hawaii County, HI
    Dolores Oskins, 85
    Fatal pit bull attack

  84. August 2021, Wilkes County, NC
    Mildred Vaughan, 89
    Fatal pit bull attack

  85. August 2021, Lucas County, OH
    Javon Stokes, 26
    Fatal pit bull attack

  86. July 2021, Perry County, PA
    Rhoda Wagner, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  87. July 2021, Lucas County, OH
    Emily Kahl, 31
    Fatal pit bull attack

  88. July 2021, El Paso County, TX
    Adult Jane Doe, 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  89. July 2021, Orleans Parish, LA
    Adult John Doe, 66
    Fatal pit bull attack

  90. July 2021, Maricopa County, AZ
    Maria Ruiz, 77
    Fatal pit bull attack

  91. June 2021, Shasta County, CA
    Cartyr Clinger, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  92. June 2021, Queens, NY
    Adult John Doe, 39
    Fatal pit bull attack

  93. June 2021, Osage County, OK
    Rebecca McCurdy, 28
    Fatal pit bull attack

  94. May 2021, Socorro County, NM
    Jose Ortega, 53
    Fatal pit bull attack

  95. May 2021, Howard County, TX
    John Henry, 46
    Fatal pit bull attack

  96. May 2021, New London County, CT
    Carter Settles, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  97. May 2021, Calcasieu Parish, LA
    Dustin Vincent, 27
    Fatal pit bull attack

  98. April 2021, Tarrant County, TX
    Elayah Brown, 4
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  99. April 2021, Wake County, NC
    Jayden Henderson, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  100. March 2021, Sangamon County, IL
    A'Myrikal Hull, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  101. March 2021, Middlesex County, NJ
    Aziz Ahmed, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  102. January 2021, Hampton County, SC
    Cameron Hatfield, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  103. January 2021, Rogers County, OK
    Adult John Doe, 70
    Fatal pit bull attack

  104. December 2020, Leon County, FL
    Adult Jane Doe, 74
    Fatal pit bull attack

  105. December 2020, Will County, IL
    Erick Quinn, 46
    Fatal pit bull attack

  106. November 2020, Jackson County, FL
    Donald Allen, 65
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bulls

  107. October 2020, Tulsa County, OK
    Curtis Wickham, 26
    Fatal pit bull attack

  108. October 2020, Grant County, WA
    Zachary Willis, 27
    Fatal pit bull attack

  109. September 2020, Laurens County, SC
    Jacqueline Downs, 32
    Fatal pit bull attack

  110. September 2020, McCurtain County, OK
    Karen Wilkerson, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  111. August 2020, Broward County, FL
    Carolyn Varanese, 84
    Fatal pit bull attack

  112. August 2020, St. Clair County, IL
    Stephen Pemberton Sr., 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  113. August 2020, Summit County, OH
    Infant John Doe, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  114. July 2020, Providence County, RI
    Scarlett Pereira, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  115. July 2020, Will County, IL
    Marley Wilander, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  116. July 2020, Clark County, IN
    Donald Ryan, 62
    Fatal pit bull attack

  117. June 2020, Hunt County, TX
    Jonah Jellison, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  118. June 2020, St. Tammany Parish, LA
    Barbara Cook, 72
    Fatal pit bull attack

  119. June 2020, Seminole County, FL
    "Coco" Portes Morilla, 86
    Fatal pit bull attack

  120. June 2020, Cook County, IL
    Katie Amos, 70
    Fatal pit bull attack

  121. June 2020, San Joaquin County, CA
    Brice Sanders, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  122. May 2020, Faulkner County, AR
    Robert Taylor, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  123. May 2020, Toombs County, GA
    Dr. Nancy Shaw, 62
    Fatal pit bull attack

  124. May 2020, Riverside County, CA
    Infant John Doe, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  125. April 2020, Shelby County, TN
    Doris Arrington, 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  126. April 2020, Tarrant County, TX
    Sharon Baldwin, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  127. March 2020, Seiver County, AR
    Roger Kirk, 69
    Fatal pit bull attack The coronavirus erupts in full force in the U.S., interrupting dog bite fatality data collection.

  128. March 2020, Portsmouth, VA
    Demi Witherspoon, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  129. February 2020, Caddo Parish, LA
    Geraldine Hamlin, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  130. February 2020, Crawford County, GA
    Lee Becham, 76
    Fatal attack involving pit bulls

  131. February 2020, San Bernardino County, CA
    Sterling Ver Meer, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  132. February 2020, Will County, IL
    Devin White, 25
    Fatal pit bull attack

  133. January 2020, Attala County, MS
    Harvey Harmon, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  134. January 2020, Tippecanoe County, IN
    Julian Connell, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  135. January 2020, Montgomery County, OH
    McKenzie Terwell, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  136. January 2020, Rockcastle County, KY
    Donald Abner, 55
    Fatal pit bull attack

  137. December 2019, Harris County, TX
    Medessa Ragsdale, 44
    Fatal pit bull attack

  138. December 2019, Bristol County, MA
    Melissa Astacio, 44
    Fatal pit bull attack

  139. December 2019, Harmon County, OK
    Victor Garces, 12
    Fatal pit bull attack

  140. December 2019, McCurtain County, OK
    Cledith Davenport, 79
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull-mixes

  141. November 2019, Gwinnett County, GA
    Lorena Cordova, 47
    Fatal pit bull attack

  142. November 2019, Madera County, CA
    Lasaro Macedo, 38
    Fatal pit bull attack

  143. November 2019, Hartford County, CT
    Janet D'Aleo, 95
    Fatal pit bull attack

  144. November 2019, Bay County, MI
    Brandy Boschen-O'Dell , 41
    Fatal pit bull attack

  145. October 2019, Oakland County, MI
    Benjamin Cobb, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  146. October 2019, Stanislaus County, CA
    Dustin Bryan, 21
    Fatal pit bull attack

  147. September 2019, Hampton, VA
    Morgan Crayton, 31
    Fatal pit bull attack

  148. September 2019, Bryan County, OK
    Alan Bruce, 56
    Fatal pit bull attack

  149. September 2019, Placer County, CA
    Baby "Doug" Doe, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  150. August 2019, Knox County, TN
    Adrieanna O'Shea, 19
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull

  151. August 2019, Wayne County, MI
    Emma Hernandez, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  152. August 2019, Dallas County, TX
    Nelson Cabrera, 16
    Fatal pit bull attack

  153. July 2019, Shelby County, TN
    Mario Moore, 40
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  154. July 2019, Fayette County, PA
    Homer Utterback, 52
    Fatal pit bull attack

  155. July 2019, Highlands County, FL
    Melvin Olds Jr., 45
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  156. June 2019, Marshall County, KY
    Brian "Scott" Butler, 46
    Fatal pit bull attack

  157. June 2019, Ventura County, CA
    Maria Crawford, 54
    Fatal pit bull attack

  158. June 2019, Stanislaus County, CA
    Nicholas Farris, 2
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  159. June 2019, Kern County, CA
    Crystal Pearigen, 36
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  160. May 2019, St. Lucie County, FL
    Christine Liquori, 52
    Fatal pit bull attack

  161. May 2019, Jefferson County, KY
    Isaiah Geiling, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  162. March 2019, Dallas County, TX
    Johana Villafane, 33
    Fatal pit bull attack

  163. March 2019, Alachua County, FL
    Tanner Kinnamon, 2
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  164. March 2019, Rowan County, NC
    Jacari Long, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  165. February 2019, Lubbock County, TX
    Johnnie Garner, 88
    Fatal pit bull attack

  166. February 2019, Riverside County, CA
    Angela Johnson, 54
    Fatal pit bull attack

  167. February 2019, Todd County, KY
    Ashton McGhee, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  168. January 2019, Potter County, TX
    Ed Stanley, 85
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  169. January 2019, Hardin County, TX
    Wayne Pattison, 79
    Fatal pit bull attack

  170. January 2019, San Bernardino County, CA
    Lana Bergman, 70
    Fatal pit bull attack

  171. November 2018, Newaygo County, MI
    Sharon Daniels, 77
    Fatal pit bull attack

  172. November 2018, Citrus County, FL
    Cecileigh Garris, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  173. November 2018, Clark County, KY
    April Collins, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  174. October 2018, Edgecombe County, NC
    Triniti Harrell, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  175. October 2018, District of Columbia
    Angela Smith, 55
    Fatal pit bull attack

  176. September 2018, Baker County, OR
    Mitchelle Segerdahl, 53
    Fatal pit bull attack

  177. September 2018, Howard County, MD
    Robin Conway, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  178. September 2018, Siskiyou County, CA
    Teena Mawhorter, 74
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  179. August 2018, Hamilton County, OH
    Della Riley, 42
    Fatal pit bull attack

  180. August 2018, Edgecombe County, NC
    Gurney Walker, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  181. August 2018, Montgomery County, NC
    Olga Rekhson, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  182. August 2018, Cook County, IL
    Karen Brown, 57
    Fatal pit bull attack

  183. August 2018, Philadelphia County, PA
    Jaevon Torres, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  184. July 2018, Duval County, FL
    Jaelah Smith, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  185. June 2018, Humboldt County, CA
    Donald Steele, 91
    Fatal pit bull attack

  186. May 2018, Broward County, FL
    Liana Valino, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  187. May 2018, Clark County, NV
    Bradley Cline, 62
    Fatal pit bull attack

  188. May 2018, Blair County, PA
    Gauge Eckenrode, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  189. May 2018, Harrison County, MS
    Georgia Morgan, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  190. May 2018, Carter County, OK
    Tracy Garcia, 52
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  191. March 2018, Milwaukee County, WI
    Hong Saengsamly, 49
    Fatal pit bull attack

  192. March 2018, Cape Girardeau County, MO
    Loxli Chavez, 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  193. March 2018, Bexar County, TX
    Noah Trevino, 4
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  194. February 2018, Daviess County, KY
    David Brown, 46
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  195. January 2018, Stephens County, OK
    Rylee Marie Dodge, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  196. January 2018, Ouachita Parish, LA
    Laura Ray, 53
    Fatal pit bull attack

  197. December 2017, Stanislaus County, CA
    Deborah Onsurez, 56
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  198. December 2017, Bell County, KY
    Lorraine Saylor, 66
    Fatal pit bull attack

  199. December 2017, Goochland County, VA
    Bethany Stephens, 22
    Fatal pit bull attack

  200. December 2017, Cook County, IL
    Dorothy Ford, 77
    Fatal pit bull attack

  201. December 2017, Jackson County, AL
    Emily Mae Colvin, 24
    Fatal pit bull attack

  202. November 2017, Marshall County, AL
    Tracy Cornelius, 46
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  203. November 2017, Richmond County, NC
    David Baber, 65
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  204. October 2017, Johnson County, AR
    Sharon Lindemann, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  205. October 2017, Middlesex County, MA
    Javien Candelario, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  206. September 2017, Gilmer County, GA
    Kathy Sue Nichelson, 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  207. September 2017, Knox County, OH
    Barrett Hagans, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  208. September 2017, Neshoba County, MS
    Connie Storey, 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  209. August 2017, Palm Beach County, FL
    Grace Walks, 41-years old
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  210. August 2017, Calhound County, FL
    Alicia Malagon, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  211. August 2017, Hart County, GA
    Paris Adams, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  212. July 2017, El Paso County, TX
    Jacob Brooks, 4
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  213. July 2017, Seneca County, OH
    Michael Parks, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  214. July 2017, McCreary County, KY
    Vinson Tucker, 79
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  215. June 2017, Gallatin County, MT
    Melissa Barnes, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  216. June 2017, Wayne County, MI
    Kimberly Burton, 47
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  217. June 2017, Virginia Beach, VA
    Margaret Colvin, 90
    Fatal pit bull attack

  218. May 2017, Kent County, MI
    Susannah Murray, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  219. May 2017, Clark County, NV
    Kamiko Dao Tsuda-Saelee, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  220. April 2017, Lehigh County, PA
    Lisa Green, 32
    Fatal pit bull attack

  221. April 2017, Montgomery County, OH
    Maurice Brown, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  222. April 2017, Oklahoma County, OK
    Cecille Short, 82
    Fatal pit bull attack

  223. March 2017, Calvert County, MD
    Jase Patrick Fohs, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  224. February 2017, Los Angeles County, CA
    Valentine Herrera, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  225. February 2017, Adams County, IL
    Jamie Owsley, 21
    Fatal pit bull attack

  226. January 2017, Fulton County, GA
    Logan Braatz, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  227. December 2016, Cabell County, WV
    Isaiah Franklin, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  228. October 2016, Staten Island, NY
    Daisie Bradshaw, 68
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  229. September 2016, Shawnee County, KS
    Piper Dunbar, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  230. August 2016, Jefferson County, CO
    Susan Shawl, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  231. August 2016, Clark County, NV
    Derion Stevenson, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  232. August 2016, Screven County, GA
    Michelle Wilcox, 30
    Fatal pit bull attack

  233. July 2016, Honolulu County, HI
    Crisencio Aliado, 52
    Fatal pit bull attack

  234. July 2016, Navajo County, AZ
    Kayden Begay, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  235. July 2016, Wayne County, MI
    Elizabeth Rivera, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  236. June 2016, Fresno County, CA
    Susie Kirby, < 1
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  237. June 2016, Penobscot County, ME
    Hunter Bragg, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  238. June 2016, San Joaquin County, CA
    Earl Stephens Jr., 43
    Fatal pit bull attack

  239. May 2016, Dallas County, TX
    Antoinette Brown, 52
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  240. May 2016, St. Louis County, MO
    Adonis Reddick, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  241. April 2016, San Diego County, CA
    Sebastian Caban, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  242. April 2016, Fresno County, CA
    Valente Lopez Aguirre, 58
    Fatal pit bull attack

  243. March 2016, Lake County, FL
    Sonda Tyson, 66
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  244. March 2016, Mecklenburg County, NC
    Bessie Flowers, 86
    Fatal pit bull attack

  245. March 2016, Thurston County, WA
    Gladys Alexander, 92
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  246. Februrary 2016, Perquimans County, NC
    Suzanne Story, 36
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  247. January 2016, Robeson County, NC
    Talan West, 7
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  248. January 2016, Grayson County, VA
    Payton Sawyers, 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  249. January 2016, Yuba County, CA
    Tyler Trammell-Huston, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  250. December 2015, Butte County, CA
    Maria Torres, 57
    Fatal pit bull attack

  251. December 2015, St. Clair County, MI
    Rebecca Hardy, 22
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)
    Coroner rules manner of death "suicide" for the first time after a fatal dog mauling.

  252. December 2015, Wayne County, MI
    Xavier Strickland, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  253. November 2015, Oneida County, NY
    Carter Hartle, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  254. November 2015, Nassau County, NY
    Amiyah Dunston, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  255. October 2015, Oklahoma County, OK
    Edgar Brown, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  256. October 2015, Orange County, TX
    Tanner Smith, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  257. September 2015, Autauga County, AL
    Barbara McCormick, 65
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  258. September 2015, Berkeley County, WV
    Lamarkus Hicks, 2
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  259. September 2015, Riverside County, CA
    Emilio Rios Sr., 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  260. August 2015, Davie County, NC
    Cathy Wheatcraft, 48
    Fatal pit bull attack

  261. August 2015, Spartanburg County, SC
    Porsche Nicole Cartee, 25
    Fatal pit bull attack

  262. July 2015, Wagoner County, OK
    Carolyn Lamp, 67
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  263. July 2015, Cuyahoga County, OH
    Annie Williams, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  264. July 2015, Henderson County, NC
    Joshua Strother, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  265. July 2015, Reeves County, TX
    Norberto Legarda, 83
    Fatal pit bull attack

  266. June 2015, Comanche County, OK
    Jordan Collins-Tyson, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  267. May 2015, Cook County, IL
    James Nevils III, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  268. April 2015, Dallas County, TX
    Brayden Wilson, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  269. April 2015, Nye County, NV
    Kenneth Ford, 79
    Fatal pit bull attack

  270. March 2015, Jefferson County, AR
    De'trick Johnson, 36
    Fatal pit bull attack

  271. March 2015, Mellette County, SD
    Julia Whirlwind, 49
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  272. March 2015, Ohio County, WV
    Roy Higgenbotham Jr., 62
    Fatal pit bull attack

  273. February 2015, Allegheny County, PA
    TayLynn DeVaughn, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  274. February 2015, Johnson County, AR
    Frederick Crutchfield, 63
    Fatal pit bull attack

  275. January 2015, Page County, IA
    Malaki Mildward, 7
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  276. January 2015, Hernando County, FL
    Declan Moss, 18-months
    Fatal pit bull attack

  277. January 2015, Frederick County, MD
    Eugene Smith, 87
    Fatal pit bull attack

  278. December 2014, Porter County, IN
    Edward Cahill, 40
    Fatal pit bull attack

  279. December 2014, Nueces County, TX
    Rita Ross-Woodard, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  280. November 2014, Robeson County, NC
    Alemeaner Dial, 83
    Fatal pit bull attack

  281. October 2014, Stanislaus County, CA
    Juan Fernandez, 54
    Fatal pit bull attack

  282. September 2014, Sharp County, AR
    Alice Payne, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  283. September 2014, Benton County, MS
    David Glass Sr., 51
    Fatal pit bull attack

  284. August 2014, Miami-Dade County, FL
    Javon Dade Jr., 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  285. August 2014, St. Charles County, MO
    Deriah Solem, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  286. August 2014, Levy County, FL
    Joel Chirieleison, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  287. August 2014, Butler County, OH
    Cindy Whisman, 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  288. July 2014, Montgomery County, OH
    Johnathan Quarles, Jr., < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  289. July 2014, Hillsborough County, FL
    Logan Sheppard, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  290. July 2014, Benton County, MS
    Derrick Sanders, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  291. May 2014, New Haven County, CT
    Rita Pepe, 93
    Fatal pit bull attack

  292. May 2014, Kent County, DE
    Kasii Haith, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  293. May 2014, Lee County, AL
    Katie Morrison, 20
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  294. April 2014, Highlands County, FL
    Jessica Norman, 33
    Fatal pit bull attack

  295. April 2014, Bexar County, TX
    Petra Aguirre, 83
    Fatal pit bull attack

  296. April 2014, St. Clair County, AL
    John Harvard, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  297. March 2014, Kaufman County, TX
    Dorothy Hamilton, 85
    Fatal pit bull attack

  298. March 2014, Holmes County, MS
    Christopher Malone, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  299. March 2014, Terrebonne Parish, LA
    Mia DeRouen, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  300. March 2014, Maricopa County, AZ
    Nancy Newberry, 77
    Fatal pit bull attack

  301. February 2014, Guilford County, NC
    Braelynn Coulter, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  302. February 2014, Bell County, TX
    Je'vaeh Mayes, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  303. January 2014, McLean County, IL
    Kara Hartrich, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  304. January 2014, Comal County, TX
    Betty Clark, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  305. January 2014, Harris County, TX
    Christina Bell, 43
    Fatal pit bull attack

  306. December 2013, Valencia County, NM
    Michal Nelson, 41
    Fatal pit bull attack

  307. December 2013, Cook County, IL
    Jah'Niyah White, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  308. November 2013, White County, AR
    Levi Watson, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  309. November 2013, Pierce County, WA
    Nga Woodhead, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  310. November 2013, Forsyth County, NC
    Katherine Atkins, 25
    Fatal pit bull attack

  311. September 2013, Baltimore County, MD
    Terry Douglass, 56
    Fatal pit bull attack

  312. September 2013, Baker County, OR
    Jordan Ryan, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  313. September 2013, San Bernardino County, CA
    Samuel Zamudio, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  314. September 2013, Maricopa County, AZ
    Daniel Teubner, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  315. August 2013, Harris County, TX
    Juan Campos, 96
    Fatal pit bull attack

  316. June 2013, Florence County, SC
    Arianna Merrbach, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  317. June 2013, Alameda County, CA
    Nephi Selu, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  318. May 2013, Dorchester County, SC
    Carlton Freeman, 80
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  319. May 2013, Los Angeles County, CA
    Pamela Devitt, 63
    Fatal pit bull attack

  320. April 2013, Fulton County, GA
    Beau Rutledge, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  321. April 2013, Jasper County, IA
    Jordyn Arndt, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  322. April 2013, San Joaquin County, CA
    Claudia Gallardo, 38
    Fatal pit bull attack

  323. April 2013, Bay County, FL
    Tyler Jett, 7
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  324. March 2013, Bryan County, GA
    Monica Laminack, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  325. March 2013, Walworth County, WI
    Daxton Borchardt, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  326. March 2013, Knox County, IL
    Ryan Maxwell, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  327. February 2013, Uvalde County, TX
    Isaiah Aguilar, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  328. February 2013, Riverside County, CA
    Elsie Grace, 91
    Fatal pit bull attack

  329. January 2013, Montgomery County, TX
    Christian Gormanous, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  330. January 2013, Greenwood County, SC
    Betty Todd, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  331. December 2012, Shawnee County, KS
    Savannah Edwards, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  332. December 2012, Fresno County, CA
    Esteban Alavez, 34
    Fatal pit bull attack

  333. October 2012, Wayne County, MI
    Tarilyn Bowles, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  334. October 2012, Robeson County, NC
    Mary Jo Hunt, 54
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  335. September 2012, Oklahoma County, OK
    Nellie Davis, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  336. September 2012, Tarrant County, TX
    Rayden Bruce, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  337. September 2012, Perquimans County, NC
    James Hudson, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  338. September 2012, Jefferson County, AR
    Deborah Wilson Roberts, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  339. August 2012, Cook County, IL
    Charles Hagerman, 44
    Fatal pit bull attack

  340. August 2012, DeKalb County, GA
    Rebecca Carey, 23
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  341. July 2012, Hamilton County, OH
    Ronnel Brown, 40
    Fatal pit bull attack

  342. June 2012, Washoe County, NV
    Kevin Latz, 50
    Fatal pit bull attack

  343. June 2012, San Deigo County, CA
    Tyzhel Latella McWilliams, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  344. May 2012, Person County, NC
    Eugene Cameron, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  345. May 2012, Allen County, OH
    Makayla Darnell, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack
    State of Ohio repeals pit bull law.

  346. May 2012, Maricopa County, AZ
    Maryann Hanula, 73
    Fatal pit bull attack

  347. May 2012, Doña Ana County, NM
    Jazilyn Mesa, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  348. May 2012, Santa Fe County, NM
    Clifford Wright, 74
    Fatal pit bull attack

  349. April 2012, Bryan County, OK
    James Hurst, 92
    Fatal pit bull attack
    Maryland Court of Appeals confirms pit bulls are inherently dangerous in Tracey v. Solesky.

  350. March 2012, Victoria County, TX
    Kylar Johnson, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  351. March 2012, San Diego County, CA
    Diane Jansen, 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  352. January 2012, Montgomery County, TX
    Jace Valdez, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  353. December 2011, Bradley County, TN
    Mable McCallister, 84
    Fatal pit bull attack

  354. December 2011, San Diego County, CA
    Emako Mendoza, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  355. December 2011, Lowndes County, GA
    Misti Wyno, 40
    Fatal pit bull attack

  356. December 2011, Winnebago County, IL
    Tonia Parks, 39
    Fatal pit bull attack

  357. December 2011, White County, IN
    Joseph Hines, 58
    Fatal pit bull attack

  358. November 2011, Harris County, TX
    Edna Dyson, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  359. October 2011, Randall County, TX
    Mya Maria Maeda, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  360. September 2011, New Haven County, CT
    Nevaeh Bryant, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  361. September 2011, Harris County, TX
    Brayden McCollen, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  362. August 2011, Bladen County, NC
    Addyson Camerino, < 1
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  363. August 2011, Philadelphia County, PA
    Carmen Ramos, 50
    Fatal pit bull attack

  364. August 2011, Pima County, AZ
    Michael Cook, 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  365. August 2011, San Mateo County, CA
    Darla Napora, 32
    Fatal pit bull attack

  366. June 2011, Chesterfield County, VA
    Salvador Cotto, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  367. June 2011, Putnam County, FL
    Roy McSweeney, 74
    Fatal pit bull attack

  368. June 2011, Spotsylvania County, VA
    David Quyon Haigler, 38
    Fatal pit bull attack

  369. April 2011, Sierra County, NM
    Margaret Salcedo, 48
    Fatal pit bull attack

  370. April 2011, Carter County, OK
    Virgil Cantrell, 50
    Fatal pit bull attack

  371. March 2011, San Bernardino County, CA
    Jennie Erquiaga, 47
    Fatal pit bull attack

  372. February 2011, Kalamazoo County, MI
    Darius Tillman, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  373. January 2011, Pontotoc County, MS
    Ronnie Waldo, 51
    Fatal pit bull attack

  374. January 2011, Union County, NC
    Makayla Woodard, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  375. January 2011, Colusa County, CA
    Linda Leal, 51
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

fact

U.S. fatal pit bull attacks have surpassed 400 since 1998; the last year the CDC studied fatal dog attack data by breed. In the last 8-year period of the CDC study (1991 to 1998), pit bulls averaged 2.9 deaths per year. From 2013 to 2020, the most recent 8-year period, pit bulls averaged 28.4 deaths per year, an increase of over 850%.

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