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Firefighter injured in accidental shooting on Greenwell Springs Rd.

7 years 8 months 1 week ago Monday, August 15 2016 Aug 15, 2016 August 15, 2016 9:30 PM August 15, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – An out-of-town firefighter's gun accidentally fired Monday, possibly during a rescue, and injured another firefighter, according to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the incident happened at 9003 Greenwell Springs Road Monday afternoon. Hicks said details are limited at this time. The firefighter's condition has not been released.

Hicks originally reported that the firefighters were from Bossier City. Deputies later said the firefighters were from Bienville Parish. At 9:30 p.m., EBRSO clarified that the deputy was from Bossier City. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to WBRZ News 2 online and on Facebook and Twitter for updates as more information becomes available.

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