- Associated Press - Thursday, October 9, 2014

DENVER (AP) - Police say a Pueblo sergeant is recovering after he accidentally shot himself in the leg following a foot chase.

The Denver Post reports (https://dpo.st/1rk0fQu ) officers stopped a driver for speeding Wednesday afternoon and the passenger - a suspect in several pending cases - fled.

Police say the sergeant was holstering his gun after the chase when he accidentally shot himself. He was treated at a nearby hospital and released.

The suspect, 37-year-old Victor Gomez, was arrested on charges of criminal impersonation, resisting arrest, eluding and trespass.


Information from: The Denver Post, https://www.denverpost.com

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