PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a dog after the dog reportedly attacked her Sunday night.

The incident happened at about 10 p.m. in the 4400 block of Leiper Street in the city’s Frankford section.

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According to investigators, the dog attacked the female officer and bit her in the hip.

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Investigators say the officer discharged her firearm, killing the dog.

Police say the officer was taken to Jeanes Hospital for treatment.

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The incident remains under investigation.