A 9-year-old Gillette boy is still in the hospital after being attacked by a dog just a few hours into his summer vacation.

Riley Schlidt, 9, was attacked by a pit bull-Rottweiler mix Friday after his last day of third grade at Conestoga Elementary School.

Patrick Filbin is the Gillette News Record's features and city council reporter. He can be reached at pfilbin@gillettenewsrecord.net or 307-682-9306 ext. 204. Follow him on Twitter @PatrickFilbin.

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