KSP: Trooper Who Was Accidentally Shot Expected To Be OK

Posted at 2:18 PM, Apr 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-04 14:18:32-04

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) –  A Kentucky State Trooper who accidentally shot himself is expected to make a full recovery.

According to Kentucky State Police in Harlan, Officer Joey Brigman accidental discharged his rifle while attempting to put it back in his cruiser.

He was taken to a hospital in Tennessee. His injuries are non life-threatening.