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Off-duty officer accidentally shoots relative

Posted at 6:25 PM, Dec 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-26 21:25:34-05

An off-duty Las Vegas police officer and her husband shot at a relative just before midnight in North Las Vegas.

North Las Vegas police reported the female officer was startled and thought the female family member was an intruder when she arrived home 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 3600 block of Kelcie Marie Avenue, near Ann Road and Allen Lane. Both the officer and her husband fired 27 rounds.

The officer shot at the relative, who lived at the home with the officer and her husband. She was struck in the leg.

The relative has non-life threatening injuries.

North Las Vegas police said no charges will be filed against the officer since it was an accidental shooting.

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