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Officials: CMPD Officer injured during training

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer was injured during training Thursday.

The accident was reported at 3:15 p.m. at the Charlotte Police and Fire Training Academy on Shopton Road West in southwest Charlotte.

Officials told WBTV that a CMPD Officer was firing his weapon at a target, and a fragment of metal from that target struck the officer.

The Officer sustained minor injuries, and is expected to be okay.

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