Leesburg Police Officer accidentally shot during training

10:00 PM, Nov 7, 2012   |    comments
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LEESBURG, Va. (WUSA) -- The Leesburg Police Department says one of its officers was accidentally shot at the end of a training exercise.

On Tuesday, at approximately 9:30 p.m., another Leesburg officer accidentally fired the shot, and the injured officer was left with a surface wound. 

The injured officer, who is 34 years old and is assigned to the department's Criminal Investigation Section, was immediately transported to Loudoun Inova Hospital where he was treated and released.

The incident is now under internal review by the department.

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