PCSO: Man attacked by his own pitbull

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A St. Petersburg man was attacked by his pit bull on Friday while he argued with his 16-year-old daughter, Pinellas County deputies said.

Hai Trinh Dang, 50, was arguing with his daughter through the door of her bedroom around 9 a.m. at their Hannah Lane home.

The pit bull was in the room with the girl and became agitated over the loud voices.

When Dang opened the bedroom door, the pit bull attacked him.

EMS responded and Dang was taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries to his head, arm, hand and leg.

Animal Services took possession of the dog.

No charges are pending.

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