Girl, 12, attacked by pit bull in Albany Park

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CHICAGO-- A 12-year-old girl was injured when a pit bull attacked her.

It happened Sunday night in the 4900 block of North Troy in the city's Albany Park neighborhood.

The girl and her family were dog-sitting when the dog bit her on the arm.

The girl was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston with injuries to her arm.

She's in stable condition and the fire department says her injuries are not life threatening.

Police officers shot the dog when they arrived to the scene.

The owner was issued citations.



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