Man dies in hospital after being bitten by a dog

A man died Sunday night in the hospital after suffering an infection from a dog in a New York City apartment.

Police say the victim was bitten in the abdomen by a black Labrador retriever about 2:15 a.m. in the 3100 block of East 51st Street.

The victim was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in stable condition and was pronounced dead on arrival.

No charges have been filed.