Pit bulls fatally shot after charging at New York police officers

Police at the scene of a fatal dog shooting in Queens, New York

March 4, 2014 12:58:06 AM PST
Two dogs were fatally shot by police who were executing a warrant at a home in Queens, New York.

ABC7 New York reports that the dogs -- described as pit bulls -- charged the officers as they executed an arrest warrant in Cambria Heights early Monday.

The officers reportedly fired their weapons in self-defense, killing the animals.

According to ABC7, the officers were not injured, and three people were arrested.

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