IUPUI officer accidentally shoots self in leg

Police cars on the scene of reported shooting on the IUPUI campus.

An IUPUI police officer is in stable condition after accidentally shooting himself in the leg.

Crime tape has been strung up in an area around Cavanaugh Hall on the school's campus. The incident, which was reported as a gunshot, happened around 9:45 p.m. Friday.

Police say the officer was on patrol when his gun accidentally discharged. He was taken to Eskenazi Health, where he was listed in stable condition.