An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper is recovering at a local hospital after an accidental shooting Wednesday night.

According to the Highway Patrol, the trooper was at the Heath Police Department when the incident happened.

A spokesperson said the trooper was in the process of holstering the weapon when the gun fired, striking the trooper in the leg.

10TV.com reports the wound is not life threatening.

 

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