Published: May 12, 2014 3:56 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - An Orlando police officer is recovering after authorities say he was bitten by two dogs.
    
Police say two officers were responding to a disturbance call at an Orlando apartment complex Monday when the unidentified officer was attacked by two pit bulls.
    
Authorities said the officer was forced to shoot. One dog received a gunshot wound and was taken to an animal hospital.  The other dog ran away.

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