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AG’s office still looking into accidental shooting incident

NO formal charges have been filed against a former police officer whose service pistol accidentally discharged, injuring two of her brothers.

Office of the Attorney General chief prosecutor Michelle Harris said the matter is still under review.

But charges were filed against one of the former police officer’s brothers, Kody Omengkar, for playing with the gun while in his sister’s car with his two brothers.

Omengkar, 18, was charged with aggravated assault and battery, and unlawful discharge of a firearm.

The Department of Public Safety said the owner of the gun was former Police Officer Jamie Omengkar

DPS public information officer Jacqueline Shepard told Variety that Jamie Omengkar resigned the day after the incident which occurred at around 3 a.m. on Dec. 21, 2017.

Police said the back seat passenger, Kody Omengkar, was playing with the gun, when it discharged, injuring him and the front passenger, his brother.

The bullet grazed Kody Omengkar’s leg, penetrating the front passenger’s seat and wounding him, before exiting his chest.

Source: Marianas Variety : http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/101297-ag-s-office-still-looking-into-accidental-shooting-incident

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