(UPDATE) - Town officials voted to euthanize the dog. The decision was 3-2; the family has a chance to appeal the decision.
(NECN: Eileen Curran, Mansfield, Mass.) - Town officials in Mansfield, Mass. are deciding the fate of a dog who bit and severely injured a young boy.
According to authorities, the boy needed hundreds of stitches.
The hearing turned out quite a few residents who were for and against the euthanization of the dog.
Emotions ran high, especially from the mother of the victim and the teenager who owns the dog.
Eileen Curran has the story in the attached video.