Police officer due in court to face charge after accidentally shooting suspect

Brindley Blood, who resigned from the Lawrence, Kansas, police department in January, said she'd intended to grab her stun gun, not her gun, during the traffic-stop arrest.
1:26 | 03/26/19

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Next, the accidental police shooting by an officer, just two months on the job. An officer struggling with a driver, when a rookie came to his aid, mistaking her gun for a tazer. Here's Adrienne Bankert. Reporter: It all started with a routine traffic stop. The reason I stopped you, you're not wearing your seatbelt, okay? Reporter: In Lawrence, Kansas, police officer Ian Mccann pulling over Akira Lewis last may, suspect of not wearing his seatbelt. You're gonna stop me for a Seatbelt? Yes, sir. Reporter: Lewis refuses to comply and is heard shouting that he's been singled out. He demands to speak to a supervisor. You're about to go to jail for a seat belt violation. Are you really wanting to do that? Reporter: Officer Brindley blood then approaches the passenger side and the two officers attempt to arrest Lewis. Get out of the car! I'm gonna knock you in your . I'm not getting out of this car. Reporter: Lewis and officer Mccann struggling. Lewis lands a punch when officer blood yells taser, then fires her gun. . Reporter: Wounding Lewis. Officer blood was on the force for just two months. She tells investigators she meant to reach for her stun gun instead of her firearm. David, officer blood resigned in January. She's charged with reckless aggravated battery and is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow. The driver faces multiple charges. David? Adrienne, thank you. Next this evening to north

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