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Chicago Police officer shoots dog that bit child on South Side

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An on-duty Chicago Police officer shot a dog Saturday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

The officer fired a shot and struck the dog at 5:23 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Marshfield, according to Chicago Police. The dog bit a child, who was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Additional information was not immediately available.