Life Flight medical helicopter has taken a 2-year-old girl to Memorial Hermann Hospital - Texas Medical Center following a dog attack at a League City apartment complex.
League City police say the attack took place at the Avana at South Shore complex on League City Parkway near South Shore Boulevard at 8:45 a.m. on Monday.
The girl suffered severe injuries to her head and face.
The girl's mother, who was trying to protect her child from the attack, was also taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital - Texas Medical Center with injuries to her hands and arms.
League City officers shot the dog to end the attack.
Police say the dog was a pit bull and was cared for by the boyfriend of the child's mother.