KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) -- A two year old who was mauled by a PIT BULL at a home in the Edison Neighborhood at about 3:30 Saturday morning has been transferred to Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan.
The child is undergong additional surgeries, after the toddler was stabilized at Bronson Methodist Hospital.
The child had been dropped off to be watched by a friend of the family and only left alone momentarily with the dog, when it attacked.
First responders were dispatched to the home in the 11-hundred block of Lay Boulevard and the child was rushed to Bronson Methodist in critical condition for emergency surgery.
Animal Control has taken custody of the animal. The investigation is ongoing.
It’s not clear if the child is out of the woods yet.
(WKZO AM/FM) -- A toddler may not survive a vicious attack from a dog in the Edison Neighborhood at about 3:30 Saturday morning.
The child had been dropped off to be watched by a friend of the family.
Public Safety was dispatched to the 11-hundred block of Lay Boulevard and discovered the young child had been mauled by THE FAMILY PET.
The child was rushed to Bronson’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit listed in critical condition.
Animal Control has taken custody of the animal.
The name and age of the child has not been released, The investigation is ongoing.
Police say a child is in critical condition after being attacked by A DOG.
It happened in the 1100 block of Lay Boulevard in Kalamazoo just after 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning.
The toddler was being watched by a friend of the family and was attacked by their dog, leaving the child with life-threatening injuries, police say.
Animal control has taken the dog in for quarantine.
We have a crew on the way to the scene. Stay with fox17 for the latest on this developing story.