Dog shot after attacking probation officer

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SAN DIEGO – A law enforcement officer was injured Tuesday night after being attacked by a dog in Linda Vista, police said.

Probation officers were in the 2500 block of Comstock Street to check on a parolee when an officer was bitten by a dog, San Diego Police Department officials said.  The dog was shot by an officer.

The dog died at the scene, SDPD said.  The breed of the dog was not disclosed.

Paramedics transported the injured officer to a local hospital.

No details regarding what provoked the dog to attack the officer was immediately released.

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