Pit bull attacks child heading home from school: Deputies

    Pitbull attacks child heading home from school: Deputies(MGN)

    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.

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