GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — An off-duty police officer in southern New Jersey suffered a minor injury after his pistol fired while he was unloading it early Sunday morning.
Gloucester Township police said the incident occurred at the officer’s home on Bromley Drive just before 3 a.m.
The officer, whose name was not disclosed, suffered a minor hand wound.
Authorities said the officer serves on the Gloucester force and the weapon involved was a pistol that he owns.
The officer was treated at a hospital and released a short time later. No other injuries were reported.
Authorities said the shooting remains under investigation.
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