Articles Tagged with Firearms Injuries

According to a news release from the Massachusetts State Police (MSP), a veteran trooper was recently injured when his shotgun accidentally discharged. An MSP spokesperson said the trooper, who was assigned to the South Boston Barracks, was transferring a department issued shotgun from his old patrol cruiser to his newly issued cruiser.

used-pump-action-shotgun-1-1454122The trooper sergeant took the tactical 12ga shotgun out of the locking mount in his old vehicle, and it somehow discharged, striking him in the leg. He was alone at the time of the accident. The accident occurred at the Massachusetts State Police Emergency Vehicle Operations Center. This is essentially the main repair depot and storage facility for patrol cars. Continue reading

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