Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself at Store

Posted: Jul 15, 2017 10:18 PM Updated: Jul 15, 2017 10:18 PM

BROWNSVILLE – Brownsville police said an officer from an outside agency accidentally shot himself at the Target in Brownsville.

It happened Saturday afternoon on the 300 block of Morrison Road.

The officer was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Brownsville police said they were dispatched for a shots fired call. Their investigation revealed the shooting was accidental, and only the officer was injured.

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