An investigator working for Georgia‘s Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis accidentally shot and wounded herself with a firearm, according to authorities.
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office said on Friday it was gathering information on a “shooting incident” at the Fulton County Courthouse and that there was no active threat.
A follow-up post to X said the shooting was “an accidental discharge” by a Fulton County District Attorney’s Office investigator.
The investigator — who was not publicly identified — “wounded herself,” but she was “not critically wounded,” the sheriff’s office added.
Authorities said the woman had shot herself in the leg, and a deputy provided her aid until paramedics arrived on the scene, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Willis and her office have drawn increased attention with a high-profile inquiry into former President Donald Trump.
Trump and 18 allies, accused of scheming to overturn the results of the 2020 election, were indicted last month as part of the years-long investigation.
The former president was arrest …