Feb 3, 2016 10:31 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett
Chico police are investigating the accidental discharge of a firearm by an officer.
It happened around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon as police were responding to a hold-up alarm at the Bank of America branch on Broadway in Downtown Chico.
After they searched the bank and deemed it a false alarm, one of the officers accidentally discharged his weapon.
Police officials say the officer was outside the building and that the bullet hit cement.
No one was injured.
The officer's name has not been released. ###