LONG BEACH (AP) — Authorities say a South­ern California police of­fic­er accidentally shot and wounded a motorist dur­ing traffic stop.

The Long Beach Police De­part­ment says the shoot­ing occurred late Sat­ur­day night when of­fic­ers working a reggae fes­tiv­al stopped a vehicle and found a loaded gun and open alcohol con­tain­ers.

A police statement says additional officers ar­rived on scene and one of­fic­er unintentionally dis­charged a firearm, wound­ing the vehicle’s driver in the right arm. The man was taken to a hospital with what was described as a non-life-threatening injury.

The shooting will be in­ves­tigated by Long Beach detectives and in­de­pen­dent­ly by the district at­tor­ney’s office.

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