A newborn baby was killed Sunday when the child was attacked by a dog, according to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office.

The attack happened when the family dog, a pit bull, was able to climb up to the bassinet while the caretakers were out of the room, a sheriff's office spokeswoman said.

The child’s grandfather performed CPR, and the baby was flown to Bayfront Health Seven Rivers, where she later died.

Deputies say no charges are planned.

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