Officer grazed by bullet in accidental shooting

07/02/2014 4:41 PM

07/02/2014 4:41 PM

An off-duty Kansas City police officer suffered a slight foot wound Wednesday when his service weapon inadvertently discharged.

Kansas City police said the officer had stopped by a credit union in the 8500 block of Bannister Road and was visiting outside with another officer when the accident occurred.

The injury was described as a graze wound and did not require a trip to the emergency room. No one else was injured.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

Videos

Join the discussion

is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service