UPDATE: 14-month-old boy dies after pit bull attack in Walworth County


by Michele McCormack

Walworth County --- A 14-month-old boy and a 30-year-old woman were attacked by a pair of pitbulls Wednesday. According to the Walworth County Sheriff's Department the young boy has since died from his injuries.

It happened around 12:45 p.m. on N2037 North Lakeshore Drive in the Town of Walworth.

A 30-year-old woman called 911 to report both she and the boy had been attacked by dogs she owned. When rescue crews arrived they removed the dogs.

According to the Sheriff's Office a local vet euthanized both animals.

The toddler was initially taken to Mercy-Walworth Medical Center and later transported by Flight for Life to Children's Hospital where he died around 3:30 p.m.

Police are continuing to investigate this attack.

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