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Phoenix PD: Pit bull shot by officer during attack

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Police say a pit bull was wounded by an officer after the dog became aggressive with two children in West Phoenix on Monday.

Officers responded to a report of a pit bull attacking another dog near 67th Avenue and Van Buren Street, and when officers arrived, they say it appeared the dog was about to attack two children so one of the officers shot the dog, according to Phoenix police.

Phoenix police said the Arizona Humane Society responded and is attempting to save the dog.

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