4-year-old girl killed in dog attack

Posted at 11:31 PM, Oct 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-23 23:32:05-04

SHERMAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 4-year-old girl is dead after police say she was attacked by a dog on Sunday afternoon.

The Sturgis Journal reports it happened around 4 p.m. at a home off West Fish Lake Road.

Crews at the scene tried to revive the little girl but were unable to save her. The child’s mother was injured while trying to protect her daughter.

No further information has been released at this time.