Woman seriously injured after dog attack in West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A woman was seriously injured after being attacked by a dog in West Philadelphia on Wednesday night.

Police found the woman just after 8:30 p.m. at 61st and Pine streets.

The woman was rushed to an area hospital after the attack. There was no immediate word on her condition.

Police discovered a large dog at the scene who was shot and killed after efforts to save the woman failed.

Authorities say it's unclear who shot the animal.
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