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Authorities: Police shoot, wound 2 dogs that charged at them

February 27, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have shot and wounded two pit bulls that allegedly charged at officers as they tried to serve warrants at a Philadelphia home.

The shootings occurred just before 7 a.m. Wednesday in the 3100 block of North 25th Street in North Philadelphia.

Authorities say the officers had entered the home when the dogs came at them. The pit bulls were wounded, but further information on their conditions was not immediately available.

No officers and residents were injured in the incident.

Authorities haven’t said what the warrants entailed or if anyone at the home had been arrested.