Fort Wayne police: 2 officers accidentally shot in training

By The Associated Press

FORT WAYNE — Fort Wayne police say two of its officers have suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an accidental shooting during a training exercise.

Police say one officer was shot in the hand and the other officer in the lower extremities by a single bullet during the training Tuesday afternoon at the Public Safety Academy in Fort Wayne. Both were taken to a hospital.

Police say both officers are veterans, but their names haven't been released.

It wasn't immediately clear what type of training the officers were receiving.




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