7-month-old attacked by dog, KCSO investigates


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Family Crimes Unit along with Animal Control are investigating a dog attack that occurred on Saturday on Depot Road in Heiskell, according to a spokesperson for KCSO.

Officers responded to the house and found a shield laying in the hallway. According to the police report, the child has several injuries to the head, right chest area, should and the was blood on the floor.

KCSO responded to the call of a dog bite just after noon and AMR transported the 7-month-old child to the hospital.

The child is in stable condition, according to KCSO and an investigation is ongoing.

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