LEAGUE CITY — A 2-year-old girl who underwent surgery to her face and head Tuesday after being mauled by a pit bull was in fair condition at Memorial Hermann hospital, League City police said Thursday.
The girl’s mother, Chelsi Camp, suffered bites to her arms as she tried to protect her daughter from the attack and was treated earlier this week. She remained with her daughter at the hospital.
Camp and her daughter were attacked Monday morning at the Avana at South Shore apartment complex in the 2000 block of East League City Parkway, police said.
Camp told officers the dog became aggressive in the front of the apartment and chased the woman and child into a bathroom as Camp called police for help.
An officer shot the dog to stop the attack, and the animal was later euthanized, League City police spokeswoman Reagan Pena said.
The pit bull belonged to Camp’s boyfriend, Pena said. League City police are not pursuing criminal charges.
The 911 operator who took Camp’s call and the two officers who first responded at the scene visited the 2-year-old at the hospital Thursday.
Rhonda Darrow and officers Stephen Massey and Daryl Zavesky posed for a photo with the Camps, which was shared by the League City Police Department on social media.
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