GOLETA, Calif. -

A dog in Goleta was shot by a sheriff's deputy around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

A sheriff's investigation led deputies to a home on the 4500 block of Auhay Drive, where a large dog inside the home charged deputies several times, according to a spokesperson for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department.

A deputy fired a single shot at the dog. The dog was then transported by his owner to a local animal hospital.

The condition of the dog is unknown at this time.

4500 Auhay Dr., Goleta, CA 93110