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Officer Accidentally Shoots Self At Training Center In Conshohocken

By Brad Segall, Steve Beck

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities are investigating what appears to be an accidental shooting at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training campus in Conshohocken.

The incident happened at about 11 a.m. Thursday at the center that is located in the 1100 block of Conshohocken Road.

According to authorities, an officer with the Norristown Police Department was training at the facility when he accidentally shot himself in the leg.

The unidentified officer was flown to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania as a precaution.

Montgomery County detectives are investigating the shooting.

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