A Philadelphia police officer was injured when her gun accidentally exploded in the bathroom of the Fraternal Order of Police headquarters, Lodge No. 5, in Northeast Philadelphia on Saturday.
According to police, the incident occurred around 6:54 p.m. Saturday at the Lodge at 11630 Caroline Road in Northeast Philadelphia.
Officials said the officer was in the bathroom when she was involved in an “accidental self-inflicted shooting” and was struck once in her right forearm.
The woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where officials said she was in stable condition.
The firearm involved in the shooting was recovered, police said.