Police academy cadet wounded in gun range accident, officials say

Victim's injuries were described as not life-threatening


MEDLEY, Fla. – A police trainee accidentally shot himself Wednesday, authorities said.

The trainee, who was not identified, was wounded while practicing at the gun range. Other trainees rushed in to help him.

Paramedics airlifted the trainee to Jackson Memorial Hospital out of an abundance of caution. Officials said his injuries were not life-threatening. 

Details on the type of firearm used or where on his body he was shot have not been released.

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