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NIAGARA FALLS – A woman allegedly charged at city detectives during a drug investigation about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday near 27th and Niagara streets, and another woman nearby was shot in the thigh when an officer’s handgun discharged as the first woman grabbed for it, police said. They said the victim was treated in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for a non-life threatening wound.

Meanwhile, a man who was the subject of the original investigation into the sale of drugs was taken into custody, officers said.

Police did not release the names of any of the people involved.