Authorities break up dog fighting ring in Jefferson County

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Authorities say they stopped a dog fighting ring in Alabama. 

They say despite 20 Pit Bulls being rescued, their futures are uncertain. 

It happened in Jefferson County, in Mulga. Authorities say they were called to a home early Sunday morning. 

Authorities say they arrested 42-year-old Reginald Dowdell after they raided a home. 

Right now, police say at least four are being treated for injuries but investigators found the remains of 11 dogs on the property and a ring of fresh blood inside. 

It is unclear what will become of the dogs seized by authorities. 

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