- Associated Press - Sunday, June 5, 2016

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a loose dog attacked a man, who later died at a hospital of bite wounds in Central California.

The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office says deputies called to a pit bull attack in Stockton shot and killed the dog to stop his attack on 43-year-old Earl Stephens.

The Sacramento Bee reports (https://bit.ly/25G1NLp) the office says in a statement Stephen was taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries Saturday.

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