NewsNational

Actions

7-month-old dies after being bitten by family dog in Florida

Posted: 6:03 PM, Oct 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-05 23:18:29Z

CLEARWATER, Fla. — A 7-month-old girl died after being bitten by the family dog in Clearwater, Fla.

Clearwater Fire & Rescue medics were called a residence on Friday after a report of a child bitten by a dog.

The child was transported to Mease Countryside Hospital, where she later died.

As per standard protocol, the Clearwater Police Department is conducting an investigation in conjunction with the Department of Children and Families.

The dog was a family pet and was taken to Pinellas County Animal Control.