3-year-old child attacked by dog in Aliceville

Published: Sep. 22, 2022 at 9:50 AM CDT
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ALICEVILLE, Ala. (WBRC) - A 3 year-old child was attacked by a dog in Aliceville Thursday morning, according to Aliceville Police Chief Tonnie Jones.

Jones says the child “suffered severe injuries to their head.”

A bystander shot and killed the dog, according to Jones.

The attack happened just before 7 a.m. on 5th Street NW off Spruce Drive.

Northport Police helped blocked traffic at intersections so the child could be rushed to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.


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