BELLE GLADE, Fla. (CBS12) — A pit bull attacked a child heading home from school Thursday, authorities said.
According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, deputies showed up at the Lake Breeze Mobile Home Park to respond to a call about a child being attacked by a pit bull.
When they arrived, the pit bull charged the deputies as they tried to corral it.
A deputy fatally shot the dog, the sheriff's office said.
The child was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.