St.. Louis police officer accidentally shoots himself at firing - KMOV.com

St.. Louis police officer accidentally shoots himself at firing range

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(KMOV) – A St. Louis Police Officer is being treated for a gunshot wound after accidentally shooting himself in the foot on Thursday.

According to authorities, the incident occurred during a weapons exercise in the 2100 block of Gasconade.

The officer, a five year veteran of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, was training on-duty with SWAT officers when he accidentally fired a shot that struck him in the left foot.

Authorities said he was transported to an area hospital and is listed in serious/stable condition

 

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