North Aurora police shoot dog that attacked child in western suburb
NORTH AURORA, Ill. - Police shot a dog that attacked a child Thursday afternoon in North Aurora.
Officers responded to the 200 block of Hidden Creek Lane for a report of a child who was seriously injured from a dog attack, police said.
Officers on scene were forced to shoot the dog, according to police. It is unclear if the dog was killed.
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The child was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries, police said. The condition of the child is unknown.
Police were still on scene investigating as of 5 p.m. They asked residents to avoid the area.
No further details were immediately available.