Police: one in critical after family dog attacks woman, child; dog shot by officer


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CLEVELAND - A 6-year-old girl is in critical condition after being attacked by a family dog on Cleveland's west side.

Cleveland police report that the attack took place on West 22nd Street Tuesday evening at 9:20 p.m. The say that the dog, a Pit Bull, attacked its owner. Two people were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center: a 32-year-old woman and a 6-year-old girl. The condition of the woman is not known yet, but according to police, the child is in critical condition.

The dog was shot by an off-duty Cuyahoga County sheriff's officer. The city kennel's responded.

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