Dog shot, killed by police following attack in West Philadelphia

Police shot and killed a pitbull after it attacked someone in West Philadelphia.

The incident unfoled on Ogden Street near 42nd around 5:30 p.m. Authorities said a person was bitten several times. Responding officers fired, striking the dog.

WCAU-TV reported the victim was the dog's owner and that she was trying to take the dog's newborn puppies in the house when the pit attacked her.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

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