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Police open fire on loose pit bulls

Friday, February 15, 2013

Police in Nassau County opened fire on a pair of pit bulls.

Police say the dogs escaped a fenced-in yard in Uniondale late Friday afternoon and ended up chasing a group of children.

Officers who responded to the scene say when the dogs charged at them.

One of the officers fired a shot, but did not hit either dog.

They were later tranquilized and seized by animal control.

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