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Dougherty Co. Deputy disciplined for gun action

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A Dougherty County jailer accidentally shot a hole in his apartment wall with his service pistol.

24 year old Deputy Jercory McCray said he when he was cleaning his 40 caliber Glock Sunday night when it went off. 

One round went through the wall of his apartment at Shoreham and into the apartment of his neighbor Sean Moore. The bullet lodged in Moore's pantry. No one was injured. 

The Deputy did not report the shooting to his supervisor within the required 24 hours, and the neighbor reported it to Police.

An unfortunate accident, He's been disciplined according to agency policy and had to attend some remedial training to make sure that he understands the correct method for clearing a weapon prior to disassembly.

McCray was reprimanded and remains on the job.

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