NEW INFO: Flint PD investigating after officer's gun discharges at high school sporting event

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FLINT (WJRT) - (05/06/18) - We now know Flint police are conducting an internal investigation after a Flint officer's gun accidentally discharged at a high school wrestling meet Saturday.

That Flint police officer was off-duty, watching his son compete in the multi-school event at Fowlerville High School.

The bullet struck and lodged in the gym floor.

One person trying to get away reportedly twisted an ankle, but that's the extent of reported injuries. The gymnasium was immediately evacuated.

A spokesperson for the Flint Police Department says he was made aware of the incident around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. He says they are cooperating with the external investigation and conducting one internally as well.

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