CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Police fatally shot two pit bulls that were attacking an adult and a child Friday night in Camden.READ MORE: Missing 6-Year-Old Sahara Little Found Safe, Stolen Vehicle Found In Checkers Parking Lot, Police Say
The attack happened at a playground near the intersection of 9th and Morgan Streets around 7 p.m.
Camden County police say officers tried to snare the dogs when they arrived on the scene, but the pit bulls kept pursuing them.READ MORE: 23-Year-Old Dies After Tuesday Night Shooting In Kensington, Police Say
The officers used their tasers on the dogs, but that didn’t work. They then shot the two pit bulls, killing them.
Both bite victims were treated on the scene and released.WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Provide Update To Anti-Violence Efforts Underway Citywide
No officers were injured in the incident.