PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police shot and killed a dog in South Philadelphia Tuesday night after the dog attacked two people.
Officers were called to South 16th and Dickinson Streets in Point Breeze around 8 p.m.READ MORE: 3 Sharon Hill Police Officers Fired After Being Charged In Shooting Death Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
The dog attacked a woman there, and when officers arrived they found the same dog attacking a man who was walking his dog in the area.READ MORE: 74-Year-Old Woman Killed In Medford House Fire
After trying to subdue the animal, an officer shot and killed the pit bull.
The woman was taken to an area hospital for treatment of bites to both her hands, while the man was treated on scene for similar injuries.MORE NEWS: Ex-Horsham Clinic Staffer Faces Child Sex Abuse Charges After Allegedly Sending Nude Pictures To Teen Patient
The man’s dog also suffered minor injuries in the attack.