St. Louis Police Officer Accidentally Shot by His Partner

Posted on: 11:43 am, July 11, 2013, by , updated on: 03:42pm, July 11, 2013

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A St. Louis police officer suffered a minor gun shot injury Thursday after being accidentally shot by his partner.

It happened just after 11:00 a.m. in the 3700 block of Keokuk, between Giles and Spring.

According to the St. Louis Police, the on-duty officer’s partner was shooting at an aggressive dog when the bullet ricocheted and hit him in the ear and arm.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said in a tweet that the officer was in “good spirits.”