WATCH WJZ @ NOON ON SATURDAY | The Army-Navy rivalry comes to Baltimore. WJZ has live pre-game ceremonies and the game.

Deputy Shot In Hip When Weapon Fires Accidentally

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore sheriff’s office says a deputy was shot in the hip when a weapon accidentally discharged in a juvenile detention facility.

Lt. Carla Lightsey says the 20-year veteran was in serious but stable condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center following the shooting, which occurred about 8 a.m. Friday. The spokeswoman says the unidentified deputy was preparing to go on duty when the gun discharged.

Another deputy was in the room and was able to provide aid, but was not injured.

Lightsey says the shooting occurred at the Juvenile Justice Center on Gay Street. The spokesman said the shooting was under investigation and could not say whether the deputy was shot with his own weapon.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
Your Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live