Lancaster dog attack leaves three people injured, one dead

A map of the Antelope Valley shows where a dog attack happened in Lancaster.

An apparent dog attack in Lancaster on Tuesday afternoon left four people injured, one of whom later died at a hospital, according to authorities.

The attack was reported just after 3:10 p.m. in the area of 20th Street West and Avenue G, near the 14 Freeway, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

One person who was taken to a hospital later died, KCBS-TV Channel 2 reported.


The dog is believed to be a pit-bull-type breed, the station reported.

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is investigating the reported attack, told The Times it could not confirm any details Tuesday night.

City News Service contributed to this report.