Police have not said who fired an off-duty police officer’s gun during an incident at a Waco convenience store Tuesday afternoon.



The officer, who works for an agency other than the Waco Police Department, was at the Chevron at 3315 Hillcrest Drive and intervened when a “disturbance” started between management and an employee of the business, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said. Waco police responded to a report of a shot fired at about 2:30 p.m.

“No one was injured during the incident,” Swanton said in a press release. “One person was transported for medical clearance, claiming an ear issue.”

Waco police are investigating, and no other information was available Tuesday, Swanton said.

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Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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