Sheriff David Abston reports,
Seventeen month old child was bitten and mauled by pit bull mix dog. Pickens County Deputies rushed child to Pickens County Medical Center and then the child was transported by AirEvac to Childern’s hospital. This incident occurred on Cunningham Road near Lamar County line. A witness shot at the dog. Law enforcement and neighbors are looking for large light brown pit bull mix. The child sustained severe injuries to the face, neck, and head.