Corrections officer accidentally shoots himself during training in Orange County

VIDEO: Corrections officer accidentally shoots himself during training in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A corrections officer accidentally shot himself in the leg Friday morning during firearms practice at a gun range, the Orange County Corrections Department said.

Firefighters said the shooting happened shortly after 10:45 a.m. at the gun range at Wewahootee Road near the Beachline and Innovation Way.

The corrections officer was flown to Orlando Regional Medical Center as a precaution, an agency spokeswoman said.

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She said the Corrections Department shares the range with the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

The incident remains under investigation.

No other details were given.