5-year-old injured in Mooresville pit bull attack


A 5-year-old was seriously injured after being attacked by a pit bull in Mooresville Sunday afternoon, according to police.

The Mooresville Police Department, Mooresville Fire-Rescue and Iredell County EMS were called to Burke Circle off Williams Street and Highway 115 around 2:15 Sunday afternoon. Police say the dog continued to be aggressive when first responders arrived on-scene and had to be “subdued” until Iredell County Animal Control arrived to take custody.

The girl was taken to Lake Norman Regional Medical Center and is expected to recover. Iredell County Animal Control has had prior contact with the dog and is investigating.

Author: WSIC editor