Rayshun's stepfather, Ryan Thompson, pulled the boy off the animal and kicked it. A neighbor fired a handgun three times but the fox continued to advance.
Thompson, wearing a cast because of a broken leg, said he used a stick and his crutch to beat the fox to death.
This story should be on Fox News, but I got it from CNN.
IN THE COMMENTS: Politics! This seems to be a political story for some reason.
... We have met the rabid animal, and he is us.
MORE: Video of the boy.