Report: Woman Hugs Police Officer, Dies After Gun Goes Off

July 9, 2012 Updated Jul 9, 2012 at 1:33 PM EDT

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Report: Woman Hugs Police Officer, Dies After Gun Goes Off

July 9, 2012 Updated Jul 9, 2012 at 1:33 PM EDT

A tragic incident in Detroit over the weekend.

According to the Detroit Free Press, a young Detroit woman was killed early Sunday morning when, according to police, she hugged an off duty police officer at a party and the officer's gun discharged.

The officer's gun was in a holster attached to his waistband and covered by a shirt at the time of the incident, according to the Free Press report.

Read the Detroit Free Press story HERE.