A 12-year-old girl was bitten by a pit bull Sunday (April 26) in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood.
The incident happened at approximately 6:10 p.m., when a pit bull began biting the arms of a 12-year-old girl in the 4900-block of North Troy.
The girl was taken to Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston for treatment of her injuries.
Chicago Police Officers who arrived on the scene shot and killed the pit bull.
Additional details and possible updates concerning this dog attack on Chicago’s Northwest Side can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the April 27, 2015 Chicago Tribune article titled “Police: Girl, 12, bitten by pit bull on Northwest Side” as well as the April 26 abc7chicago.com article titled “Officers fatally shoot pit bull who attacked girl, police say.”
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