Bridgeport Officer Injured When Gun Accidentally Fires

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BRIDGEPORT — A city police officer suffered a gunshot wound to his leg after what police described as an accidental discharge of his handgun.

The officer was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Police are still investigating the incident and had little information available. The incident occurred on Main Street.

By David Owens, Hartford Courant

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