MASON CITY – Reports are now coming into the NIT newsroom that a pit bull attacked at least 5 people early Saturday morning in Mason City.
Mason City police confirmed the incident, which sources say took place near Washington School on the city’s North End at the 000 block of 9th Street NW at 12:35 AM.
One caller stated that a young lady has been in surgery for over five hours due to her injuries. Several others were taken to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries as well.
Mason City police said today in a press release that the dog was subdued and contained and is being held at the animal shelter pending further investigation.
Stay tuned to NIT for more on this developing story.