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Hartford Police Officer Shot When Gun Accidentally Fires

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 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford police say a city officer was shot while responding to a robbery when a gun accidentally fired.

Authorities say the officer suffered a non-life threatening arm injury Saturday night while responding to a robbery at a sandwich shop off Franklin Avenue. The officer’s name hasn’t been released.

Police haven’t disclosed other details of the shooting. It’s not clear if the officer shot himself by accident or was shot by someone else’s gun.

Officials say two suspects robbed the Subway shop, displayed weapons and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. Police are continuing to investigate the robbery and shooting.

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