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Updated: MPD Officer Shot By Fellow Officer

Posted on: 1:25 pm, November 8, 2012, by , updated on: 03:31pm, November 8, 2012

(Memphis) A Memphis Police officer was shot by another officer in north Memphis this afternoon. 

Police Director Toney Armstrong said officer 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 Bryant by accident.

The shooting happened near Arrington & 7th.

The officer  is in surgery at The MED and is in Critical condition.

The officer, who is not identified, was wearing a bullet resistant vest.

A witness said she heard three shots fired.

News Channel 3 is on the scene.

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