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Sheriff’s deputy injures foot when weapon discharges

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CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) -

A Cook County Sheriff's deputy injured his foot Thursday afternoon when his weapon accidentally discharged in a Southwest Side building.

The officer's weapon "accidentally discharged" a few minutes after 3 p.m. in a county administration building at 3026 S. California Ave., sheriff's office spokesman Ben Breit said.

The officer suffered a "minor injury" to his foot and was taken to a hospital as a precaution, Breit said.

The incident is under investigation, Breit said.

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