(STMW) — Chicago Police officers shot two “vicious” dogs — fatally wounding one — in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side late Friday.

Officers were called to the 700 block of East 69th Place about 10:30 p.m., police said. When they arrived, they found three “vicious” dogs that were “advancing towards citizens then at the officers,” said police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.

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The officers opened fire, killing one of the dogs and injuring another, Greer said. The injured dog ran off with the third, which was unharmed. Police did not know who owned the animals.

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No injuries to citizens or police were reported and the Department of Animal Care and Control was on scene, Greer said.

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