1. ITV Report

Policeman accidentally shoots himself in the foot

A policeman accidentally shot himself in the foot after an early-morning call in west London.

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The accident happened at about early this morning on Old Oak Common Lane in East Acton after the firearms squad left the address. The team had been carrying out a welfare check.

The unfortunate officer was taken to a central London hospital for treatment and his condition is not life-threatening.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said the property was checked because of "previous information linking firearms to that address".