Officers say man fatally stabbed dog after bite

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PITTSBURGH - Animal control officers are investigating a stabbing in Pittsburgh’s Esplen neighborhood involving a dog.

Channel 11 News was there as several officers reported to a home on Sloan Way around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Officials at the scene said a man stabbed his dog after the pet bit him. The dog later died.

We’ll continue to monitor this story throughout the day and bring you all the details on Channel 11 News and WPXI.com.