A 9-year-old girl was attacked by a cougar in Stevens County

COLVILLE, Wash. — A nine-year-old girl was injured by a cougar in Stevens County on Saturday.

The incident occurred at a camp near Fruitland in Stevens County. The girl was injured as a result of the attack. She was transferred to the hospital and is being treated. 

The cougar was killed on the scene.

The case is under investigation from The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.