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Dog attacks child, father in Darlington

The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office responded after a dog attacked a child and father Sunday afternoon. (Source: Raycom Media) The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office responded after a dog attacked a child and father Sunday afternoon. (Source: Raycom Media)

DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) – The Darlington County Sheriff’s Office responded after a dog attacked a child and father Sunday afternoon.

According to a DCSO news release, it happened at a home on Iseman Road in Darlington at 4 p.m. The dog attacked the child, who was taken to the hospital. It then charged and attacked the child’s father before its owner could be found. A deputy fired his firearm once, striking and killing the dog.

Animal Control took the dog to Columbia for a necropsy.

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