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Kelowna Mountie injures himself with own gun

June 26, 2015 - 11:25 PM

KELOWNA - An RCMP officer is under investigation after he somehow shot himself with his own gun.

This incident occurred around 6:10 p.m. tonight, June 26, when the officer was responding to a break and enter in progress, according to a release by RCMP Sgt. Mona Kauffeld. 

"During the response, the police officer's firearm discharged, which caused him minor injuries," she said.

Police are conducting a "thorough and complete investigation" to figure out what happened. No information will be released until that is done. Kauffeld says at no time was the public at risk.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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