Dog that killed 3-year-old Oklahoma girl had only been in home for 2 weeks

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DUNCAN, Okla. (KFOR) – A young Oklahoma girl was killed in a dog attack over the weekend.

Around 3 p.m. Sunday, a 3-year-old girl was attacked by a dog at her Duncan home.

When officers arrived on scene, the medium-sized bulldog mix-breed dog ran from the area.

Later, when officers found the dog, police say the dog came towards the officers and was shot and killed.

The dog was a family pet, KSWO reports.  It had only been in the home for two weeks, officials said.

Sadly, the girl did not survive her injuries.

She was rushed to a local hospital where she died.

Her identity has not yet been released.

Witnesses are still being interviewed to determine what led up to the attack.

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