Pit Bull Shot & Killed by Deputy

A Potter County Sheriff's Deputy shoots and kills a pit bull during an alleged attack - that's according to authorities.

It happened this morning in the 1800 block of North Arthur.

NewsChannel 10 is told the deputy went to the home to serve a criminal subpoena.

On his way back to his car authorities say the dog starting lunging at the deputy.

We're told that's when he shot the dog two times to fend off the attack.

The deputy was not injured.