“She was bleeding real bad,” Dean previously told Channel 2 Action News. “The dog had the little girl’s leg and was shaking it.”
It’s still unclear who owned the dog, which was not wearing a collar. AJC.com has reached out to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office for more information.
As for Candice, she’s back home in Fitzgerald. Even though moving around is a challenge, Harris said her family is doing what they can.
“We’re trying to make it as comfortable as possible for her,” Harris said.
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Police said all three are family members and the youngest victim was a teenager.