A boy named Dominik Krankall, only 6 years old, He suffered second and third degree burns to his face. and in the legs after another minor set him on fire.
According to the victim’s family told the American media NBC New York, Dominik was playing in the backyard of his house with other children in the neighborhood when the incident occurred.
“As soon as he went downstairs, the stalker called his name and pulled him around the corner, and within seconds he came back from the corner screaming, saying ‘mama, they set me on fire“, Said Kayla Deegan, brother of the little one in the middle mentioned.
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My son has been bullied by that boy for a year
Dominik’s mother, María Rua, assured that the attack her son suffered was intentional. “My son has been bullied by that boy for a year. That day they purposely threw a ball soaked in gasoline at him and threw it in his face on fire. They called him by her name to turn around, threw her at him and left him out there to die,” the woman said.
This case happened in the city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, last Sunday afternoon, when the firefighters of that town received the call reporting a child with burns at home.
The other child accused of committing the attack would be a neighbor of Dominik, 8 years old, and he would have used gasoline and lighters to set fire to the tennis ball that he threw at the victim’s face.
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Heartbreaking pics 💔 6yr old Dominick Krankall from Bridgeport, CT suffered 2nd & 3rd degree burns after his family says an 8 year old bully lit him on fire by pouring gasoline on a tennis ball & throwing it at his face – police investigating, no one facing charges @NBCNewYork pic.twitter.com/gz8lb8Qw8S
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A campaign was created on the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to help Dominik and his family raise enough funds to move to an area where the little boy is away from bullies and can be safe.
Local Bridgeport police told ABC-7 NY that the “Preliminary reports indicate that some four children were playing with gasoline and setting fire to objects without adult supervision.“and that the case is still under investigation by the authorities.
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