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Orlando police officer shoots dog after being bitten

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ORLANDO, Fla. - Officials said an Orlando police officer was forced to shoot a dog after he was bitten on Monday.

Officers were investigating a disturbance at the Estates at Park Central apartments on Grand Central Parkway around 11:30 a.m.

According to officials, one officer was attacked by two dogs, believed to be pit bulls, while investigating. The officer shot one of the dogs and it was taken to an animal hospital. The second dog ran away from the area.

The officer is being treated for bites and scratches. No further details have been released.