dog attack
A 6-week-old child died Thursday after being bit by a dog, according to the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office.

The call came from the 900 block of Trojan Avenue in Hartford around 5:40 p.m., according to a release from the sheriff's office. Hartford Area Fire and Rescue arrived first and found a 6-week-old boy with "several bite wounds" from a dog.

The child was taken by helicopter to a hospital, where he died of his injuries, according to the release.

The dog, a Belgian Malinois, was a family pet, according to the sheriff's office, and was taken by the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society.