Sandusky Police Chief Jared Oliver said officers received calls that an injured man was found lying in the street near Hayes Avenue and Polk Street around 1 p.m. Friday.
“We were told he was attacked by a dog at a home on Polk Street,” Oliver told the I-Team.
He said the man was taken to the hospital and officers were told the man also was shot at least once in the back.
The man, identified as 28-year-old Branden Murphy, of Norwalk, died at the hospital.
Sandusky police, with the assistance of the Erie County Sheriff’s office, arrested 35-year-old Brian Lewis, of Sandusky, on a charge of murder in the case.
Lewis was taken to the Erie County jail.