FARMINGVILLE - Police says three people were mauled by a pit bull in their apartment.

The dog was removed from the home on Vista View Drive last night.

Police say a woman and her two sons were bitten by their pit bull named Zen.

According to police, the mom and two sons in their 20s were taken to the hospital to be treated for their minor injuries.

The dog was taken to the Brookhaven Animal Shelter.