SAN DIEGO, CA – Infant Mauled by Dog at Family Home on Irving Avenue

SAN DIEGO, CA - Infant Mauled by Dog at Family Home on Irving Avenue
SAN DIEGO, CA – Infant Mauled by Dog at Family Home on Irving Avenue

Two-Month-Old Baby Jemma-Linda Seriously Injured by Pit Bull on 2200 Block of Irving Avenue near Sicard Street

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 7, 2018) – A two-month-old baby girl was seriously injured in a dog attack that took place on Monday afternoon in the Logan Heights neighborhood.
The accident happened in the backyard of the family home at the 2200 block of Irving Avenue, near Sicard Street, just after 3 PM. According to reports, the mother of the baby was holding Jemma-Linda, when she was attacked by the large pitbull.
The dog, Ookie, belonged to a family-friend that was visiting, Alex. Papers have been signed to put down the 18-month-old dog down.
Jemma-Linda suffered serious injuries and was transported to the Rady Children’s Hospital for treatment. She was reported to have a cracked cranium, a puncture wound to the brain, and injuries to her eye. The baby underwent surgery on Monday evening, but her current condition was not immediately available.
A GoFundMe page was the set up by the baby’s older sister, to help the family with medical expenses. Click on the link to donate.
No additional information has been released by the San Diego Police Department at this time.
When introducing your dog to a new environment and new people, it is best to keep it close to you and restrained, in order to prevent unforeseen accidents. The dog may become frightened or confused, and lash out at nearby people or things.

If you or your child has been injured in a dog attack, contact the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We understand the pain and suffering you are going through, and are here to help. Medical bills can pile up and strain your family during an already stressful situation. Let our experienced attorneys fight for you to achieve the compensation and justice you and your family deserve. Call our offices now at (800) 203-3061 for a free consultation with a legal professional in your area.


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