Dog shot after attacking owner

CAMP WASHINGTON, OH (FOX19) - A dog was shot to death in Camp Washington Thursday after it attacked its owner.

Family members say a 45-year-old man was playing with his American bull dog around 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon on Massachusetts Street when the dog suddenly attacked him.

The man's daughter and her boyfriend arrived and tried to get the dog away, but when they couldn't, the boyfriend got a gun and shot the dog three times, killing it.

The owner was taken to the hospital with hand and neck injuries. His condition is unknown.

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