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Mon Apr 6, 2020, 10:32 AM

Officer accidentally shot neighbor -- Kansas City police

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty officer who told investigators he shot his neighbor when his service weapon unintentionally fired.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday, when the officer called for help saying he had accidentally shot his neighbor, a news release from police said. Police said a preliminary investigation showed the officer was inside his home when his service weapon fired and the round entered the home of his neighbor, hitting a man in his 30s.

Police did not release the names of the victim or the officer.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital in stable condition. Police said the officer a 24-year veteran assigned to the Metro Patrol Division will be on administrative leave until the investigation into the shooting in concluded.

(His service weapon unintentionally fired ?)

https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/kansas-city-police-officer-accidentally-shot-neighbor-69994674

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left-of-center2012 Apr 2020 OP
lark Apr 2020 #1
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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Apr 6, 2020, 10:35 AM

1. Guns save people - HA!

I'd love to see the numbers for guns fired for killing vs. guns fired that save people. I am sure it would be a total up down model because guns are mainly good for killing and rarely ever good for protection.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Apr 6, 2020, 10:38 AM

2. It just went off.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Apr 6, 2020, 11:26 AM

3. Am I getting this right, the neighbor was sitting in his own house minding his own business?

Hmmmm?

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Apr 6, 2020, 12:18 PM

4. Not accidental

but negligence.

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