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Child and her mother attacked by dog in League City

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LEAGUE CITY, Texas (FOX 26) -

Life Flight medical helicopter has taken a 2-year-old girl to Memorial Hermann Hospital - Texas Medical Center following a dog attack at a League City apartment complex.

League City police say the attack took place at the Avana at South Shore complex on League City Parkway near South Shore Boulevard at 8:45 a.m. on Monday.

The girl suffered severe injuries to her head and face.

The girl's mother, who was trying to protect her child from the attack, was also taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital - Texas Medical Center with injuries to her hands and arms.

League City officers shot the dog to end the attack.

Police say the dog was a pit bull and was cared for by the boyfriend of the child's mother.

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