CLEVELAND, Ohio - A man was seriously injured Tuesday evening after he was attacked by his own dog, police said.
The attack happened around 8 p.m. on Hamm Avenue, between East 49th and East 52nd streets in the city's Broadway-Slavic Village neighborhood, Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said. It was not immediately clear why the dog - a PIT BULL - attacked its owner.
The victim was taken to MetroHealth in serious condition, Ciaccia said. His current condition is unknown.
The victim's wife stabbed the dog to try and stop the attack. The injured dog was taken off of the victim's property by the Cleveland police dog warden, Ciaccia said.
This post will be updated if more details about the pit bull attack become available Tuesday night.