A Milwaukee police sergeant faces an internal investigation and possible discipline after accidentally firing a patrol rifle Wednesday evening in the District 1 police station.

No one was injured when the rifle accidentally discharged, according to Milwaukee Police Lt. Mark Stanmeyer.

The unnamed sergeant, who was inspecting the weapon when it went off shortly before 5 p.m. in an area of the station that is not open to the public, faces retraining and possible discipline pursuant to the police department’s Code of Conduct, Stanmeyer said in a news release.

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