13 September 2020
 

  NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander

  
PRESS RELEASE

 

On September 12, 2020, at 6:56 p.m., the village of Camden Police responded to the Grape and Grog Restaurant on Taberg Street in Camden for an accidental weapon discharge.  

The preliminary investigation reveals that an off-duty Otsego County Deputy accidentally discharged one round from a handgun while seated at a table.  The round exited through the bottom of his pocket, through his pants, and ricocheted off the floor.  A 10-year-old  girl was treated by EMS at the scene for a laceration to her right thigh and elbow.  A 38-year-old woman was also treated at the scene for a minor injury to her right foot. Both injuries were minor. 

All evidence indicates an accidental discharge. 

The Camden Police Department has requested State Police to investigate the incident. 

The investigation is continuing. 

 

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