Dog killed in Buckingham attack
FOX 4 Staff
BUCKINGHAM, Fla. - Lee County Animal Services is investigating a Tuesday afternoon dog attack.
A neighbor tells FOX 4 News that a pit bull attacked a woman running a dog rescue operation on her property along Homestead Lane.
The neighbor says she called 911 to save the woman.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office says when their deputy arrived, he found the dog had been stabbed in the back with a knife to stop the attack by one of the neighbors.
The dog later died.
The woman who was attacked was taken to the hospital with dog bites.
We will bring you the latest information as it become available.