VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WRIC) — A Virginia Beach police officer was accidentally shot with another officer’s gun during a struggle with a suspect Thursday morning.

Police said the incident occurred Thursday morning at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, but did not specify a time.

The officer was shot “in a lower extremity” but sustained only minor injuries. Police say the shooting occurred during a struggle with a “subject in police custody,” but did not indicate who fired the weapon.

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