FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Two Fort Wayne police officers are recovering after being wounded during a training exercise. Police say a weapon accidentally fired yesterday afternoon.
Fort Wayne police officials say that shortly before 4:00 pm at the conclusion of a training exercise, there was an inadvertent discharge of an officer’s weapon striking that officer and a second officer.
Both officers were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The Fort Wayne Police Department Internal Affairs Division and the Fort Wayne Police Department Shooting Team arrived on scene and took over the investigation of this incident.