Young Child Dies After Dog Attack in Fort Worth – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A young child died Friday night after being attacked by a dog in a Fort Worth home.

The police were called to the 1400 block on Oak Grove Road just after 5 p.m.

The officers found a child under five who had been attacked by the family dog ​​in the backyard. They were taken to a nearby hospital but later died.

Fort Worth Animal Control currently has custody of the dog involved in the attack.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause of death of the child.

“Every time people are killed, it is a tragic incident. Our thoughts and prayers go out to families and any first responders who responded to this call. “Said Fort Worth Police Chief Neil Noakes.

Fort Worth Police are investigating further.

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