Dog reportedly bites children in Hoquiam

Three children in Hoquiam were reportedly bitten by a dog and taken to Grays Harbor Community Hospital Friday afternoon with undisclosed injuries, according to Hoquiam police.

The dog was shot by an officer, but not immediately killed, according to Hoquiam Chief Jeff Myers. He said a veterinarian was called to the scene around 5:50 p.m., and that the dog was dead by 6 p.m.

Further details about the incident and the condition of the children are not yet available.