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Osage Officer Suspended After Off Duty Shooting

Posted at: 05/01/2013 10:53 AM
Updated at: 05/01/2013 12:07 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- An Osage police officer was put on a three day unpaid suspension after an off-duty shooting.

A release by the Osage police department says officer Brad Evans was off-duty this Saturday when he was visiting with friends. During that visit, officer Evans was showing his off-duty weapon when it fired unexpectedly.  

A friend of Evans, Hakkon Rosendahl was shot in the hand.  He was taken to the Mitchell County hospital.

While the incident is considered accidental, Evans is serving a three day unpaid suspension, and will be required to receive additional firearms training.

The Mitchell County Sheriff's Office is handling the investigation.