Body cam footage shows moment Lafayette officer hit by friendly fire

Take a look at this video. It shows a Lafayette police officer getting shot by a fellow officer.

WARNING: This video contains graphic content and may be upsetting for some viewers

It happened on Tuesday. The body cam footage was released today (Friday).

Police say Lane Butler and another officer were investigating a criminal mischief call when a large dog jumped on the officer. That caused him to accidentally discharge his gun.

The bullet hit Butler in the back of the shoulder.

She remains in serious condition.

The other officer is on leave pending an internal investigation.

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