It's being reported by WZZM-13 that a court officer accidentally shot himself reportedly while cleaning his gun inside the U.S. Bankruptcy Court building, which is next to the Grand Rapids Police Department in downtown Grand Rapids early Thursday afternoon.

There is currently a large emergency responder presence outside of the building, located at 1 N. Division, as well as the police department. Pedestrians are being directed away from the area.

A forensics unit was called to the scene to investigate the situation.

The court officer reportedly shot himself in the hand. The severity of the injuries are unknown at this time.