No injuries after MPD sergeant accidentally fires weapon inside Police Administration Building

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A Milwaukee Police Department spokesman says an MPD sergeant accidentally fired a patrol rifle inside the Police Administration Building on Wednesday evening, January 28th.

It happened shortly before 5:00 p.m., in an area inside the District One station at the Police Administration Building -- an area not open to the public.

We're told the sergeant was conducting a standard function check of the weapon.

An internal investigation will be conducted and the sergeant will face retraining and possible discipline pursuant to MPD’s Code of Conduct.

No one was injured.