Florida corrections officer shoots self in leg during training

Posted at 3:18 PM, Jun 07, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a corrections officer shot himself in the leg during firearms training at a gun range in Orlando.

Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles tells news outlets the incident happened Friday morning at the sheriff's office gun range.

Authorities told the officer was conscious and alert, but was airlifted as a precaution.

No additional details have been released.