Cop is shot when child pulls trigger of his gun at a reading event

A Lodi, California police officer is recovering from a wound sustained when his handgun went off after a child accidentally pulled the trigger on his weapon. The officer was there for a book reading event when the small child approached him and reached for his weapon. Officials are wondering how the child could have gotten access to the weapon.

The officer has been a SWAT team member for five years and is complying with an investigation.



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