Tuesday, November 27, 2012


MEMPHIS, TN ( - A Memphis Police officer was shot near the downtown area Thursday afternoon.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, on the 500-block of Arrington Avenue. The officer, later identified as Willie Bryant with the Organized Crime Unit, was serving a warrant when he was shot. Bryant was transported to The MED where he is listed in critical condition.

Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong stated Bryant was accidentally shot by a fellow officer who was trying to shoot a pit bull, but missed. Officer Bryant was wearing a bulletproof vest.

Several suspects from the where the warrant was being served have been taken into custody.


Don't bother going to the source, it never does say what happened to the dog.


Tim said...

That's terrible...shooting at a dog.

steve tompkins said...

good. i hate cops shooting dogs stories.

Wraith said...

Who wants to bet the "pit bull" was a Pomeranian?

Sarthurk said...

Better not be my dog anybody's shooting at...that's my responsibility. My responsibility is what I hope keeps them out of trouble in the first place.