A 3-week-old Georgia girl died Tuesday hours after she was bitten on her head by the family’s dog, police said.
The encounter happened around 2 p.m. in the family’s Gainesville home in northwestern Georgia, according to to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies who were on the scene said the family’s dog — a husky mixed — entered a bedroom where the infant was resting and bit her on the head.
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Hall County Fire Services rushed the infant to Northeast Georgia Medical Center where she later died, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Hall County Animal Control took custody of the dog, the report said.
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The child’s identity was not released. No charges have been filed.