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State Trooper Shot, Taken to St. Luke's

A trooper at the Belfast state police barracks accidentally discharged his gun and shot himself in the leg Thursday afternoon.

A Pennsylvania state trooper at the Belfast barracks in Northampton County accidentally discharged his gun and shot himself in the leg Thursday afternoon. 

He was taken to St. Luke's in Fountain Hill and is reported to be in stable condition as of 6 p.m. A spokesperson for the state police said the trooper's injuries are not life threatening.

The incident is under investigation.

Officials have not yet said anything about how the accident happened.

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