MODESTO (CBS13) – Police say a man has died after he was attacked by two pit bulls in Modesto.
The incident happened Monday morning along Village Road.READ MORE: Brown's Homer Sends A's To 4-2 Victory Over Skidding Angels
Modesto police say officers responded to help with a medical call after a man was found in a home bleeding and not breathing. The 21-year-old man was soon pronounced dead by medics at the scene.READ MORE: Evacuations Lifted For Golden Fire In Tahoe National Forest Near Camptonville; Containment At 50%
Investigators believe the man was attacked by two pit bulls owned by the homeowner. Police say the 21-year-old man was visiting and stayed the night with the owner’s permission, but exactly what led up to him being attacked by the pit bulls is unclear.
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Detectives are treating the incident as a suspicious death, police say, and an autopsy is scheduled soon for the man.