MPD: 3 people seriously injured following pit bull attack near 28th and Melvina

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Three people are seriously injured after two pit bulls got loose and attacked several people near 28th and Melvina on Wednesday, April 7.

Milwaukee police say it happened around 11:35 a.m.

An individual fired shots at the dogs, subsequently striking them, in an attempt to free the victims from the dogs.

The dogs were taken by Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control.

Police say a 36-year-old woman, 26-year-old man, and a 75-year-old man sustained serious injuries. The victims were transported to a local hospital and are expected to survive. 

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