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Lumberton police officer shot in 'accidental weapon discharge'

Posted January 12, 2018 6:26 p.m. EST
Updated January 12, 2018 11:47 p.m. EST

— A police officer was injured in an "accidental weapon discharge" around 5:15 p.m. Friday in the area of Peterson Drive and Fayetteville Rd in Lumberton, authorities said.

The officer was taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident.