Young child killed by dog

Young child killed by dog

LAWTON, Okla._A Lawton family is mourning the loss of their 3-year-old child after he was attacked by a dog Sunday morning.

According to police, Jordan Collins was being babysat by a friend of the family around 9:00 a.m. Sunday. Jordan was in the backyard of a home on the 500 block of Southwest 17th Street with two dogs when he was attacked. Jordan had been around the dog that attacked him before without any problems.

The dog continued to act aggressively when police arrived and it shot at the scene. Lawton Animal Welfare then took the dog.

Jordan's body was taken to the Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

Donations to help cover funeral costs can be sent to Ritter Gray Funeral Home. A

account has also been set up.