Crime

July 2, 2014

Officer grazed by bullet in accidental shooting

An off-duty Kansas City police officer was struck on the foot by a bullet Wednesday.

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

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