By Al Novack and Jenn Bernstein

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police were forced to open fire on two dogs in two separate attacks overnight, killing one dog and injuring another.

Police say a 54-year-old man was walking home along the 2100-block of Cobbs Creek Parkway around 1:30 this morning when two boxers slipped under a fence and attacked him. Police shot and killed one of the dogs and animal control officers captured the second.

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The victim was taken to the hospital and treated for multiple dog bites. So far, no charges have been lodged against the dogs’ owner.

Earlier, police say a Brewerytown man was attacked by a pitbull mix on the 6100-block of Ridge Avenue around 11 p.m. Police shot the dog in the paw.

The victim was treated on the scene for minor bites.

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