Authorities say a nine-year veteran of the Portland Police Department accidentally shot and killed himself at his home…
37-year-old Sergeant Robert Johnsey was apparently preparing his firearm for his next shift when it went off, striking him in the leg.
Johnsey died a short time later at a Portland hospital.
He is survived by a wife and two children.
Authorities believe the bullet probably hit an artery.
The death is under investigation by the state medical examiner’s office as part of routine procedure.