On-duty Albany, NY firefighter accidentally shoots self at firehouse

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In Albany, New York yesterday (Friday) a firefighter at the Abor Hill Fire Station ended up with a hand wound after a gun accidentally discharged in the firehouse. The chief of the Albany Fire Department says an investigation is underway by the Albany Police Department. The chief told WNYT-TV that disciplinary action, if any, won’t occur until the police investigation has been completed.

WNYT-TV:

The fire chief says the man was taken to the hospital for treatment. He couldn’t say whose gun it was.

Police are investigating but say the man should not have a gun in the fire station while he’s on duty.