KSP investigating dog attack in Graves Co.



On Tuesday Chris Bouland and Tina Dykes were served with criminal summons for a dog attack that occurred in Farmington on July 2. Officials said they were charged with harboring a vicious animal. The victim in the dog attack, was treated and released from Tri-Star Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

July 2, 2016

Kentucky State Troopers are investigating after they say a man was attacked by 2 dogs on Dove Road in Graves Co.

According to a preliminary investigation, 22-year-old Mitchell Slayden was riding a bicycle when he pulled into the driveway of 27-year-old Chris Bouland.  Troopers say Slayden was confronted by two pit bulls.  When Slayden tried to leave the driveway, investigators say the pit bulls attacked him.

Slayden received lacerations to his face, head, arms, and legs, according to Troopers, and was airlifted to Tri-Star Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN. with life-threatening injuries.

The two dogs were taken into custody by Graves Co. Animal Control.  Police say they will be quarantined and monitored for at least 10 days.

The investigation is ongoing.

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