Police shoot and kill dog after girl, officer attacked in Kingsessing

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Police shoot and kill dog after girl, officer attacked in Kingsessing. Walter Perez reports during Action News at 10 p.m. on December 8, 2018.

Police say a dog was shot and killed after it attacked a 9-year-old girl in Philadelphia's Kingsessing neighborhood.

It happened after 3 p.m. Saturday in the 5300 blocks of Hadfield Street.

Police say the dog bit the girl in both arms and legs then bit a police officer in the thigh.

A second police officer shot and killed the dog.

The 9-year-old is being treated at the hospital. So far, there is no word on her condition.

The officer who was bitten is being checked for minor injuries.

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