DETROIT (WXYZ) — An off-duty Detroit police officer allegedly accidentally shot a relative Thursday night, police say.
Police say that in the 1400 block of Times Square, the officer was inside a vehicle with the 20-year-old relative. When the officer was moving her weapon, it allegedly accidentally discharged, striking the victim in the body.
The off-duty officer took the victim to the hospital for treatment. She is reportedly in serious condition.
An internal investigation has been opened, police say.