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CMPD Investigating After Detective Shoots Self

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

CMPD is investigating an officer involved shooting.

It happened Wednesday at 9:05 p.m. in the 6800 block of Phillips Place Court.

Officials tell us the off-duty detective's weapon accidentally went off. The detective was hit in the leg and was transported to Carolinas Medical Center.

Detectives with the Homicide/ADW Unit are conducting the investigation.

Internal Affairs will conduct a separate investigation to see if the detective followed CMPD policies and procedures.

The detective's name will not be released until his family is notified.

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