Officer accidentally shot in hand at Chesapeake Police Academy firing range

Posted at 12:29 AM, Aug 09, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-09 06:19:54-04

On Wednesday at around 7:45 p.m. at the Chesapeake Police Academy Firing Range, an officer was shot in the hand after firing his weapon. 

Before clearing the weapon, a round from the gun hit the officer in the hand officials say. 

The officer sustained a minor non-life threatening injury. 

No further information has been released.