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Husband, wife in critical condition after mauling by son's pit bull in Roseville

29-year-old dog owner ticketed 2 weeks ago for harboring dangerous animal

ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A man and wife are in critical condition after their son’s pit bull attacked them Sunday evening in Roseville.

UPDATE: Pit bull euthanized after mauling couple in Roseville

Officers were called about 9 p.m. to the 30000 block of Normal Street. A 52-year-old woman who met the officers outside the home was covered in blood with severe bites to her arms, face and head.

She told officers that her husband was also attacked and was still in the home with the dog.

The 51-year-old man was lying unconscious on the living room floor and the dog would not allow authorities into the home.

An officer banged on the back door, distracting the dog and allowing EMS to remove the victim. While authorities were attending to the man, the dog returned and authorities deployed a Taser.

The woman was taken to a local hospital and the man was airlifted to the University of Michigan Hospital.

The dog, along with a second dog in the home, were both taken into custody by Macomb County Animal Control Officers.

The couple's 29-year-old son was ticketed for harboring a dangerous animal two weeks ago after his mother was bitten, according to police.

The incident is under investigation.