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.READ MORE: Open For Business: Spike's Trophies Focusing On Wins After Dealing With Major Losses During Pandemic
When officers responded to the scene, they shot the dog, but the animal survived.READ MORE: Philadelphia Agrees To Equip All Officers With Tasers Year After Police Killing Of Walter Wallace Jr.
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.MORE NEWS: Man Killed, Philadelphia Police Officer Shot During 'Attack' In Overbrook, Police Say
No officers were injured in the incident.