Police investigate accidental shooting that left 2 people with minor injuries at CU dental school

Police: staffer's gun accidentally fired in office

AURORA, Colo. - Campus police are investigating an accidental shooting in which two people suffered minor injuries at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in Aurora.

The shooting happened Friday in a staff member's office at the dental school on the Anschutz Medical Campus, Campus Police Chief Doug Abraham said in a Monday statement.

Two people in the office received minor injuries and were not hospitalized, the chief said.

The staff member who possessed the gun had a concealed carry permit for it. That staff member is on administrative leave, Abraham said.

"My staff and I continue to be committed the safety and security of the Anschutz Medical Campus. There is no threat to campus safety or security," Abraham said.

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