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Kate Middleton and Prince William's Guard Under Investigation for Firing Shot Outside Couple's Home

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton Rui Vieira - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Kate Middleton and Prince William were not in harm's way when an officer accidently fired a shot while sitting in a vehicle outside the royal couple's North Wales home.

The same, however, can't be said about the car's floor.

"Shortly before 1pm on Wednesday October 24 an on-duty MPS police officer unintentionally discharged a firearm while in an unmarked police vehicle," a MET Police spokesperson told the Daily Mirror. "The round damaged the floor of the vehicle. Another on-duty officer was in the vehicle at the time of the incident. Neither officer was injured."

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The incident at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's pad is currently being investigated by Scotland Yard.

Meanwhile, in other royal news, Prince Charles and Camilla begin their 13-day Diamond Jubilee tour tomorrow in Papua New Guinea before heading over to Australia and New Zealand.

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