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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Authorities and EMS workers responded to a call regarding a 7-year-old being bitten by a pit bull Friday.
Police say a boy who lives in the 200 block of Gores Row Road had gone to his next-door neighbor’s to invite his friend to play.
The door opened, and the pit bull charged and attacked the boy. He was bitten on the arm, torso and buttocks, and taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
The dog was turned over to Animal Control by the owner, Tamika Smith.
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