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A St. Paul man has been charged with misdemeanor counts after several of his dogs attacked and wounded a 7-year-old girl as she got off her school bus early last month.

Marco Antonio Mendoza Landaverde, 37, was charged in Ramsey County District Court last week with two counts of failure to restrain the dogs from inflicting injury and two counts of failing to have two of the dogs vaccinated for rabies in connection with the incident on Feb. 8 in the 600 block of Van Buren Avenue.

Landaverde was charged by summons and is due in court on April 18. Court records do not list an attorney for Landaverde, and contact information for him was not immediately available.

The owner surrendered the dogs to city Animal Control the day after the attack, and "they were humanely euthanized," the charges read.

A posting on the day of the attack on the Nextdoor social media app warned parents in the Frogtown neighborhood to keep their kids inside "and keep an eye out for these dogs," which were said to be pit bulls.

An online fundraiser organized by the girl's brother soon after the attack identified her as Sumaya Farah Ali. According to a note written by her brother, the family arrived in the United States four months earlier to find medical care for a family member's congenital heart defect.

"Sumaya was injured and had pieces of nose, ear, and thigh bitten off. The doctors were able to stitch together the best they could," the brother wrote.

According to the charges:

At about 4:40 p.m. on Feb. 8, a 911 caller said several dogs bit her daughter. The girl's parents said Sumaya was leaving the bus stop with her father when five large dogs pulled her to the ground and attacked her.

Emergency medical responders took the girl and her parents to a nearby hospital for treatment of her wounds.

A resident provided police with a video recording from his doorbell camera of the attack. It showed that the dogs kept mauling the girl until an SUV driver, later identified as Landaverde, honked and sent the dogs running.

Landaverde said the dogs got loose from his yard a block away through an open gate. He provided proof of rabies vaccination for two of the five dogs. He did not have a permit allowing him to have more than three dogs.

Star Tribune staff writer Kyeland Jackson contributed to this story.