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4-Year-Old Child, Woman Attacked by Pit Bull in Fall River

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    Woman and Child Attacked by Dog in Fall River

    A 4-year-old and a woman were attacked by a pit bull.

    (Published Friday, June 15, 2018)

    Police shot a pit bull after it attacked a 4-year-old child and a woman Friday night in Fall River, Massachusetts.

    Police say the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. near the intersection of Bay Street and Mount Hope Avenue. Officials believe they were interacting with their neighbor's dog when it attacked.

    An officer shot and killed the dog after he arrived.

    The child was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital while the adult was taken to Rhode Island Hospital. They both have facial injuries and both are expected to survive.

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