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Off-Duty Gloucester Township Cop Accidentally Shoots Himself

The officer sustained a minor hand wound.

Gloucester Township police.
Gloucester Township police.
An off-duty Gloucester Township police officer accidentally shot himself early Sunday morning in his home in the unit block of Bromley Drive, a township police report said.

The officer, whose name was not released, was handling a personal weapon when it discharged and caused a minor wound to his hand, the report said. The incident occurred at 2:57 a.m. No other injuries were reported.

He was taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, treated and released. Police are continuing to investigate the incident.
Schu December 15, 2013 at 07:51 PM
I can see the future, he'll file for disability and be awarded 70% of his salary and pension tax free for life.
Michael December 16, 2013 at 10:04 AM
It's bad enough that our incompetent Chief allows cops to get shot in the police administration building, now they're shooting themselves. At 3 am in the morning, what do you bet alcohol was involved?
Russell December 16, 2013 at 07:37 PM
Lets hope a Federal Investigation Is underway with the practices of this police department and township officials.
gt citizen December 18, 2013 at 07:21 AM
Will there be a follow up on this story? Who, why, how?

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