TRENTON - Authorities say a Trenton police officer accidentally shot another officer in the foot when a man ran out of an apartment and assaulted them.
The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office says Trenton officers Michael Tradigo and Luis Cruz had gone to a city apartment early Monday to investigate a reported burglary in progress.
Authorities say a witness reported seeing an armed man enter the apartment. However, the man soon ran out and assaulted the officers as they tried to enter the apartment.
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Prosecutors say Cruz was treated at a hospital for his wound and has been released. Further details on his condition were not disclosed.
The suspect, identified only as a 30-year-old Hamilton man, is charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest and burglary.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.