Off-duty Collier deputy shoots three dogs attacking neighbor's horses

Off-duty Collier deputy shoots three dogs attacking neighbor's horses

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Awaking before dawn Wednesday to the sound of his neighbor’s horses being attacked, Stephan Leoni, 25, grabbed his handgun and ran outside. Shining a flashlight toward the noise, Leoni, an off-duty Collier County civilian community service deputy, spotted three pit bulls mauling the horses at his neighbor’s home on 22nd Avenue Northeast in Golden Gate Estates. He fired at the dogs one at a time, until all three went down.

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