Report: Officer Shoots Self While Cleaning Gun In Federal Court Building

A Grand Rapids officer accidentally shot himself while he was cleaning his gun in court, according to reports.
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October 3, 2014 1:54 p.m.

A court officer reportedly shot himself while cleaning his gun on Friday inside the U.S. Bankruptcy Court building in Grand Rapids, Mich., according to television station WOOD.

The television station cited anonymous sources for its report. A forensics unit was called to the scene to investigate the incident, according to the station.

WOOD also reported the status of the court officer’s condition had not yet been released, but he has been taken to a nearby hospital.

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