A WIREGRASS POLICE OFFICER IS RECOVERING AFTER A WEEKEND ACCIDENT.
THE UNNAMED OFFICER'S SERVICE A REVOLVER FIRED ... STRIKING HIM IN THE HAND.
THE INJURY LED TO THE AMPUTATION OF ONE OF HIS FINGERS'.
HARTFORD POLICE CHIEF ANNIE WARD SAYS A BALLISTIC TEST WILL BE CONDUCTED ON THE WEAPON TO SEE IF THERE WAS A MECHANICAL ISSUE.
THE OFFICER IS OUT ON MEDICAL LEAVE FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS, BUT IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY.
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