MPD Officer Accidentally Shot By Fellow Officer

(Memphis) A Memphis Police officer was shot by fellow officer in north Memphis Thursday afternoon. 

Police Director Toney Armstrong said officer Willie Bryant was serving a search warrant when he was attacked by a Pit Bull.

Armstrong said another officer attempted to shoot the dog, but hit a Bryant by accident.

The shooting happened near Arrington & 7th.

The officer  is listed in The MED and is in Critical condition.

Bryant was wearing a bullet resistant vest.

The other officer involved has been relieved of duty pending the outcome of the investigation.