Owner of pit bulls who attacked a 9-year-old boy speaks out

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WEST ODESSA -- A nine-year-old boy is now in stable condition after suffering from multiple bite wounds to both of his arms.

On Tuesday, the boy was attacked by two pit bulls according to the Ector County Sheriff’s Office.

Neighbors say the dogs were known to be aggressive, but their owner tells us otherwise.

David Heilesen claims to have raised the 10-year-old and four-year-old dogs since they were born.

He says they were always around kids and never had a history of attacking, or trying to attack, someone before.

He wants the family to know he's sorry and the attack came as a complete shock to him.

The investigation continues.