Dog attacks, kills 6-month-old Tennessee baby

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KODAK, Tenn. (AP) - A dog in Tennessee fatally attacked an infant and was later killed by police when it acted aggressively toward first responders, officials said.

The large family dog killed the 6-month-old baby Sunday evening at a home in Kodak and attacked another person trying to protect the child, Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals told The Mountain Press. He said the child was dead when emergency responders arrived and another occupant of the house was injured.

Seals didn't name the family or specify the breed of the dog in a statement on Monday, but said an investigation is continuing.