FORT WORTH, Texas — Updated at 2:08 p.m. Saturday with information from animal control about the dog being euthanized.
A 4-year-old girl died Friday after being attacked by the family's dog, Fort Worth police said.
Officers responded to a home in the 1400 block of Oak Grove Road around 5 p.m. after reports of a dog attacking a child.
The girl was taken to the hospital where she died of her injuries, police said.
“Anytime there is a loss of life, it’s a tragic incident. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and all first responders that responded to this call,” said Chief Neil Noakes said in a release.
Fort Worth Animal Care and Control said the mixed-breed dog was "humanely euthanized" Saturday morning.
The incident is under investigation by the Crimes Against Children Unit. No other information was immediately released.
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