Fulton County

Union City firefighter hospitalized after ‘accidental shooting’ at fire station, police say

UNION CITY, Ga. — A Union City firefighter was shot early Thursday morning and the shooting is now under investigation.

A spokesman for the Union City Police Department said the shooting was accidental. They confirmed the firearm used did not belong to the injured firefighter.

A representative for the fire department confirmed to Channel 2 Action News that the shooting occurred at Fire Station No. 2 off Shannon Pkwy.

Paramedics took the firefighter to the hospital for treatment of his injuries. Police said the firefighter is in stable condition and expected to make a full recovery.

Information about what led up to the shooting has not yet been released.

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