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TAMPA, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — A dog is expected to survive after being shot multiple times and found tied to railroad tracks.

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Tampa Police rescued the dog after responding to reports of shots fired in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood Wednesday evening. They were able to stop oncoming trains and rescue the mixed-breed dog, which was taken to the Tampa Bay Veterinary Emergency Center in stable condition.

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The dog was shot twice in the neck and once in the right shoulder, and will likely have her right front leg amputated, authorities said.

Police put out a public appeal for any information about the dog’s owner.

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