A man killed a pair of dogs at his relative’s house in Sun Valley in a possible home invasion, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Initially, police responded to the home on the 9100 block of Cayuga Avenue shortly after 3:30 p.m. for a suspected home invasion. When police arrived they found a man in the backyard being attacked by dogs that were protecting the property, said LAPD Officer J. Chavez.
The man killed two dogs and was armed with a knife, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. He was found to be related to the homeowner.
The man was transported to a hospital for the dog bites, and police are investigating whether any crimes were committed, Chavez said.