A Cambridge police officer suffered a gunshot wound to their leg on Thursday when their gun “accidentally discharged,” in keeping with police.
Police stated the capturing occurred round 12:18 p.m. outdoors the division’s station at 125 sixth St.
“They are currently being treated at this time for a leg injury,” police stated.
Police spokesman Jeremy Warnick informed Boston.com the officer was exiting their private car on Rodgers Street, outdoors the station, when the firearm discharged one shot. The officer is in good situation at a hospital, he stated.
“An inner investigation is being performed,” Warnick stated.
One of our officers has sustained an damage after their firearm was unintentionally discharged outdoors the Cambridge Police Department at 125 sixth Street. They are at the moment being handled right now for a leg damage. #CambMA pic.twitter.com/ZLHpVn1DTz
— Cambridge Police👮🏽 (@CambridgePolice) October 10, 2019