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February 27, 2019

Police shoot, wound two pit bulls while serving warrant

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Philadelphia Police officers shot and wounded two pit bulls inside a North Philly home Wednesday morning.

The Associated Press reported the officers were attempting to serve a warrant on the 3100 block of North 25th Street around 7 a.m. when the dogs charged at them inside the home.

Police fired their weapons and the dogs were wounded. There is no further information on the condition of the animals at this time.

Neither the officers nor the residents were injured during the incident. No further details on the warrant or arrests were released.

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