NEW YORK -- A baby was killed in a New York apartment by the family dog as the boy's grandmother tried in vain to stop the attack.
The New York Daily News said that a Doberman pinscher grabbed 8-month-old Andrew Stein by the head as he lay on the floor of the family's Brooklyn apartment Thursday afternoon.
"The grandmother told me she was screaming for help because the dog had the baby on the floor and she couldn't get the baby away from the dog," said building superintendent Leonardo Collado.
Even after a neighbor pulled little Andrew away from the dog, the animal remained in a highly agitated state and had to be brought down with a tranquilizer dart by a police officer.
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