Two folks, a person and a lady, have been arrested in reference to the Staten Island canine assault a day in the past that left three folks, together with a toddler, bitten on Staten Island, authorities mentioned Wednesday.
Rodney Jones, 48, and Shontay Holland, 29, are accused of reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and youngster welfare endangerment within the mid-Thursday afternoon fray exterior the house by York and Prospect avenues.
It wasn’t clear if both had an lawyer. Police say 10 canine in complete have been discovered within the residence, a number of of which escaped Tuesday and attacked folks within the space. Neighbors noticed at the very least 4 escaped canine.
Many of the animals within the residence have been mentioned to be puppies.
The three victims — a 2-year-old woman, a 13-year-old boy and a 19-year-old lady, all have been bitten on their fingers and legs and brought to a hospital. All three are anticipated to be OK.
One lady who witnessed the chaos says a person ended up leaping on a automobile to keep away from the animals.
“[The dogs] kept going up the hill and the down the hill, and across the street some guy went up on top of the car to get away from them,” mentioned Coralee Chandler, who was on her entrance porch when she heard loud barking and screaming.
Chopper 4 confirmed a heavy regulation enforcement response on the residence. A big canine service was noticed in the course of the road as folks crowded exterior it.
It wasn’t clear what would develop into of the canine nonetheless inside the house or the canine that attacked the pedestrians.