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Saint John police officer injured in accidental gun shooting

A Saint John police officer was injured after an accidental gun firing at a shooting range in New Brunswick on September 26.
A Saint John police officer was injured after an accidental gun firing at a shooting range in New Brunswick on September 26. File/Global News

A police officer has been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after an accidental shooting at a firing range in New Brunswick.

Police say they were called to the Saint John Police Shooting Range just outside the city early this morning.

The force offered few details about the incident, but say the 46-year-old officer was involved in an “accidental firearms discharge.”

They say the officer is with the Saint John police force.

The Kennebecasis Valley Regional Police Force and New Brunswick WorkSafeNB are investigating.

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