Police: Officer injured during practice run

Injury reported at billionaire Tillman Fertita's River Oaks home

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HOUSTON - An officer was injured Thursday morning after reports of an incident at billionaire Tillman Fertita's River Oaks home.

Officials told Local two it happened during a "practice run" for a Houston police officer's foundation event.

Authorities said an officer was somehow injured during the practice run, but was not seriously hurt.

The officer was conducting a skit rehearsal for the True Blue Gala.

When that officer shot a gun loaded with blanks, he was burned.

The officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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