Attacked child continues to recover

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) - A 3 year-old continues to recover in a Beaufort hospital after being attacked by a pitbull.

Daniella Ramirez was viciously attacked near her family home in Port Royal on Thursday. The pitbull was eventually shot by a police officer.

Daniella has severe bites to her head and legs.

The dog's owner, Kevin Ramsey, turned himself in to police and faces charges that could put him behind bars for three years.

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