Pit bull attacks child south of Weslaco

A child has been rushed to the hospital after being bitten by a pit bull at a home just outside city limits.

It all happened at a home near South Bridge Avenue and Mile 5 North just after 7 p.m. Wednesday.

EMS and Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Office deputies were both called to a home off East 27th Street.

Investigators said that the child TMs family took the child to the Knapp Medical Center for treatment.

The child TMs medical condition was immediately available but the incident remains under investigation.

Action 4 News will provide more information as it becomes available.