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Ohio Cop Fired AK-47 Rounds Into Personal Vehicle

February 09, 2012  | 

A Steubenville (Ohio) Police officer will be placed on administrative leave, after other officers said he fired an AK-47 at his personal vehicle inside his garage.

The incident happened on Jan. 31, when police responded to the home of Capt. Paul Harbert and officers noticed the damage to the vehicle, reports WTOV.

Capt. Harbert will undergo a fitness-for-duty evaluation by a trained health professional.

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Mark A. Brooks @ 2/9/2012 2:07 PM

So? If it's his property, what's the big deal?

Frank @ 2/9/2012 2:40 PM

So Steubenville (Ohio) Police Department doesn't have a range or does not allowed enough time for LEO's to qualify on the clock. Let me guess it was a Yugo. Let me guess again, they dispatched a car?

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