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Illinois Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Foot

AP Photo / Jim Mone

The deputy suffered a gunshot wound to the foot and was taken to the hospital as a precaution. 

According to the Chicago Tribune, the deputy sheriff was taken to Mount Sinai hospital. 

Immediate reports about the accidental service weapon discharge did not include specifics about the deputy sheriff's name, age, or time of service with the Cook County Sheriff's department.