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WXYZ is reporting that a child was mauled by a dog and then shot on Detroit’s west side earlier Sunday night. The child was taken to the hospital, but there is no word on the condition.

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WXYZ says the incident happened on the 7600 block of Warwick on Detroit’s west side. According to police, the 7-year-old was attacked by a dog and a neighbor came out to help. They tried to shoot the dog, but ended up wounding the child instead.

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