6-month-old baby dies following dog attack

LAS VEGAS - A baby died Monday afternoon following a dog attack near N. Fort Apache and W. Centennial Parkway, Metro said.

The 6-month-old was taken to Centennial Hills Hospital for treatment, but the child was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The incident happened in the 9100 block of W. Brilliant Prairie Court around 1:15 p.m. 

There's no word on what prompted the attack, but Metro said the mom was home with the child when it happened.

The dog is said to be a pit bull Terrier mix.  Animal Control has taken the dog into custody.

The dog will be held in quarantined for 10 days, but it could end up euthanized.

 


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