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LAPD officer accidentally shoots himself in foot

December 28, 2011 | 11:55 am

Los Angeles Police officer accidentally shoots himself in foot

A Los Angeles police officer accidentally shot himself in the foot Wednesday morning as he and another officer were responding to a disturbance call in South Los Angeles. 

The officers were still inside their police cruiser near the intersection of Broadway and Century Boulevard when the officer in the passenger seat accidentally discharged his weapon, said Officer Bruce Borihanh. The round hit the unidentified officer in the foot, Borihanh said. 

Borihanh said the wound was relatively minor and that the public was not in danger. The department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the accidental discharge.

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Photo: Los Anegeles police headquarters. An LAPD officer accidentally shot himself in the foot Wednesday. Credit: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

 

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