Fullerton police officer accidentally shoots himself in leg
A Fullerton police officer who accidentally shot himself in the leg is recovering and in good condition, authorities said Wednesday.
The officer shot himself about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday "during routine training in the Fullerton Police Department Firearms Range," officials said in a news release.
The officer, who was not identified, suffered only minor injuries from the discharge but was taken to a hospital for treatment, authorities said.
In an email, Jeff Stuart of the Fullerton Police Department said the "weapon accidentally discharged during a training qualification in the shooting range, located at the station."
Stuart said the department is conducting an internal investigation into the incident.
-- Ari Bloomekatz