By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say two children were injured in a dog attack in the Elmwood Park section of the city on Wednesday morning. The incident happened on the 6500 block of Chester Avenue, shortly after 10:30 a.m.

The two victims were bitten on the leg.

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When officers responded to the scene, they shot the dog, but the animal survived.

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One of the victims has been transported to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The child’s condition is not known at this time.

The second victim is being transported to a local hospital and that child’s condition is also not known.

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No officers were injured in the incident.