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KC police officer injured when suspect's gun goes off during arrest

A Kansas City police officer suffered a minor gunshot wound this morning when a gun apparently fell out of a suspect's pants and discharged.

The officer was in the process of arresting the suspect at the Greyhound bus hub at 11th Street and Troost Avenue about 6:20 a.m., police said. It was unclear from preliminary reports whether the bullet hit the officer directly or ricocheted

The officer was taken to a hospital, and the suspect remains in custody.

Details, including what the man with the gun was suspected of, were not immediately available.

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