Pampa child hospitalized after being attacked by family's dog
PAMPA, Texas (KVII) —
A Pampa child has been hospitalized after being attacked by the family dog.
According to authorities, the Pampa Police Department, along with Pampa EMS and Pampa Fire Department were dispatched to the 300 block of S. Canadian on Tuesday at about 5:40 p.m. for a child that had been attacked by a dog. The child was stabilized and eventually transported by air to Oklahoma City for treatment.
It is believed the animal in question is a family pet of the victim's family. The animal is now in custody of Pampa Animal Services.
Pampa PD and Animal Services are investigating the circumstances leading up to the attack.