CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a Conway police officer who is on military leave accidentally shot an 18-year-old man when he was trying to clean his firearm.
Conway police say the officer’s gun accidentally discharged and the teen was struck once on Friday, December 6.
A police spokeswoman says the teen’s injuries aren’t life-threatening.
Arkansas State Police agents are investigating the shooting and will forward their findings to prosecutors to determine whether any criminal charges will be filed.