Gainesville Police Chief hospitalized after work-related injury

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(GAINESVILLE, TEXAS) -- The Gainesville Police Chief has been hospitalized after an accident on the job last week.

Authorities tell us Chief Steven Fleming fell from a ladder Friday afternoon.

He was taken to Plano Medical Center where he is still recovering. The Gainesville Police department is asking for everyone's thoughts and prayers during the chief's recovery.

Captain Phillips is filling in until Chief Fleming is healthy enough to return to work.