RAMESUR, N.C. — A man and his 8-year-old son have been attacked at their North Carolina home and the father died from his injuries.

WXII-TV reported the attacked happened at a home in Ramseur in Randolph County around 2:45 a.m. Monday.

Police said the 8-year-old boy was expected to survive his injuries. He was being treated at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

The dead man’s name has not been released.

Police Chief Larry Lewallen said no arrests have been made. He did not provide any other details about the attack.

A K-9 unit from High Point and the State Bureau of Investigation are helping with the case.

Information from: WXII-TV, http://www.wxii12.com

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