Police: Officer hurt when gun goes off during struggle

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a police officer was injured when an officer’s gun discharged during a struggle with a person in custody at a hospital. Virginia Beach Police tweeted that the shooting happened Thursday morning at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Police say officers were struggling with a person in police custody at the hospital when an officer’s gun went off. Police say the officer was struck in a lower extremity and had a minor injury.

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