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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A police officer was bit and a 9-year-old girl was viciously attacked by a dog in Kingsessing Saturday, police say. Officers arrived to the 5300 block of Hadfield Street just before 3:15 p.m.

While trying to rescue the girl, the dog reportedly bite one of the officers on the thigh. The second officer then shot the dog twice.

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The girl suffered puncture wounds to both arms and legs. She was transported to CHOP in an unknown condition.

The dog died from the gunshot injuries.

Comments
  1. Harve Morgan says:

    “The dog”? Dog is too broad a term. We have breeds of canines, how about referring to one of those. I’m quite sure someone there has a sense for what breed this one is. Don’t be afraid now, tell us what breed this ‘dog’ is.

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