Los Angeles police officer unintentionally fires gun while off duty, no injuries reported

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Los Angeles, California – An off-duty cop accidentally fired his gun inside his house just before Valentine’s Day, according to what the police said on Thursday. This officer works in the Northeast Division and the incident happened late at night on Tuesday in his own home, as reported by the Los Angeles Police Department.

No injuries were reported in the incident

He was preparing his handgun for a training activity and around 11:50 PM, he accidentally shot a bullet. This bullet went through his bathroom wall and ended up sticking in the outside wall of his house. The LAPD Newsroom shared that, fortunately, nobody got hurt because of this mistake.

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Detectives from the Force Investigation Division (FID) are now investigating this accident. They visited the place right after it happened, which has caused a lot of embarrassment for the department. They are trying to figure out the extent of the damage and how to stop something like this from happening again.

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“The round penetrated the exterior wall of the residence and came to rest outside,” the Department detailed, in a statement imbued with the cold sterility of protocol. The incident has stirred up questions regarding weapon safety and handling by law enforcement even within the confines of their own homes. A probe into the matter by FID aims to illuminate this shadowy misstep.

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