SAVANNAH, GA (April 11, 2019) –  A Savannah Police Department recruit in Patrol School was injured today in a training exercise at the Savannah Police Department Training Range.

The officer was undergoing firearms training at the range located off of Chatham Parkway when he was injured by an accidental, self-inflicted shooting. He was transported to a hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. His identity is not being released at this time.

The Savannah Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division is conducting an investigation into the incident.