By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Staten Island opened fire after they say a dog came at them and bit one of them.

It happened around noon Thursday at Broad and Gordon streets in the Stapleton section.

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Police say they were responding to reports of a man with a gun. The man’s dog allegedly lunged towards officers.

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When one cop was bit, another fired one shot, which missed the dog.

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It turns out the man they were questioning did not have a gun and no arrests were made.

CBSNewYork Team