The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department says that a 16-month-old boy was attacked by the family pit bull, according to reports.
The attack happened in the 100 block of Cedar Ridge Road in Raymond, Miss.
The child was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with injuries on the left side of his head.
This was the fourth pit bull attack this year:
June 5: A child, 5, suffered several bite wounds after being attacked by the family’s dog in Jackson.
April 9: Victoria Wilcher, 4, was attacked by three pit bulls at her grandfather’s residence in Simpson County.
March 31: Christopher Malone, 3, died after being mauled by two pit bulls in Holmes County.