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Infant dies after being bitten by dog

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AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Amarillo police are investigating the death of an infant who died after being bitten by a dog.

Police tell the Amarillo Globe-News (http://bit.ly/ooyrDp) an autopsy was set for Tuesday in Lubbock.

Police say officers were sent early Monday morning to a local hospital after an 11-day-old baby was brought in with the life-threatening injuries. The infant later died at the hospital.

Police describe the dog as a pit bull/mastiff mix.

Information from: Amarillo Globe-News, http://www.amarillo.com

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