A dog attacked and killed a 7-month-old baby boy Sunday in Ohio, police said.
Officers arrived at the Dayton home about 12:24 p.m. after a neighbor called 911 in a desperate effort to get help.
"She just knocked on my door, bangin' on my door. She had a baby in her hand. The baby's not breathing. You need to get here now," the neighbor told the dispatcher.
The police supervisor said the infant's stepgrandmother was watching the child for the day and her dog, which police said attacked and killed the baby.
Records at the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center show an American Staffordshire Terrier, which resembles a pit bull, is registered at the address.
The baby is from out of state, according to the Montgomery County coroner's investigator. The child's name has not been released, and an autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
The dog was removed by an animal control officer. Homicide detectives were called to investigate.
About a dozen people who appeared to be close friends and family of the stepgrandmother arrived at the two-story home as detectives conducted the investigation.
Some hugged and comforted each other while crying, and others screamed in anger.
The grandmother, who police said is not biologically related to the child, was in extreme emotional distress and was assisted to walk.
According to a June 3 Dayton police report, the same dog attacked a beagle that was on a leash as its owner was walking by the house.
The beagle suffered bites to its leg before it got away. The beagle's owner told police that she didn't want to press charges against the attacking dog's owner, but she did want the incident documented.