OSHP trooper injured in accidental shooting

HEATH, OH (WCMH) — An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper shot himself in the leg Wednesday while at the Heath Police department, according to the Highway Patrol.

The shooting happened around 7:30pm Wednesday at the Heath Police Department at 1287 Hebron Road.

According to a patrol spokesperson, the shooting happened while a trooper was attempting to holster his service weapon.

The Trooper was taken to a Columbus area hospital by medical helicopter. His injuries were described as non-life-threatening.

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