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El Monte PD Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself In Leg

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(FOX 11 / CNS) A police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while chasing a suspect during a foot pursuit in El Monte, a police sergeant said today.

About 11:45 p.m. Wednesday police officers were involved in a vehicle pursuit in the 11100 block of Brockway Avenue, which ended when the suspect ran from the vehicle, El Monte police Sgt. Roger Cobain said.

One of the officers shot himself once in the leg during the pursuit. No
other people were injured, Cobain said.

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