SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (FOX 11) - Officials from the San Bernardino Sheriffs Department reported on Twitter that a deputy was injured during a training accident at the department shooting range late Tuesday morning.
Training accident at the Sheriff's Range. One deputy injured and has been transported to the hospital. No further info at this time. pic.twitter.com/0TUhV0kFCJ— SB County Sheriff (@sbcountysheriff) May 2, 2017
The department says the deputy accidentally shot himself while re-holstering his weapon and sustained non-life threatening injuries.
The incident took place just before 10:30a.m. at the Frank Bland Regional Training Center on Institution Road in San Bernardino.
The deputy was immediately rushed to a local hospital for treatment.
The name of the injured deputy was not released, officials reported.
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