BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Two people were attacked by a pit bull in South Baltimore earlier Tuesday, police said.

The attack happened in the 600 block of Maude Ave.

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Officers responded and police said one officer shot the dog.

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It is not confirmed if the dog is dead or not.

Animal Control was called to the scene after the two victims were seriously injured and are being treated by medics.

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They will be taken to an area hospital for treatment.