Created on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say an off-duty officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while in his own vehicle and then drove himself to a local hospital.
The department didn't immediately name the Columbus officer who was injured early Wednesday morning. His wound wasn't believed to be life-threatening.
It wasn't clear exactly how the shooting occurred. Police say the officer notified dispatchers about the injury.