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New Orleans officer shot, killed dog after it fatally attacked one-year-old

1 month 5 days 10 hours ago Tuesday, July 12 2022 Jul 12, 2022 July 12, 2022 10:55 AM July 12, 2022 in News
Source: WWLTV

NEW ORLEANS - A 13-month-old died Tuesday morning after being attacked by a dog the previous night.

According to WWLTV, the child was bitten in the Gentilly area, on the 5500 block of Seminary Place. He was taken to a hospital Monday night following the attack but later died.

An SPCA employee attempted to subdue the dog later Monday evening when the dog also attacked them. A New Orleans Police Department officer shot the dog, killing it. 

The parish coroner's office will determine the child's official cause of death.

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