Concord officer accidentally shoots himself at firing range

A Concord police officer accidentally shot himself this week while conducting firearms training at the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office Training Center and Firing Range on Irish Potato Road.

The officer shot himself in the lower calf. The injury was not life-threatening, and the officer remained lucid, Concord city spokesman Peter Franzese said.

The officer, whose name the city hasn’t released, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast and treated for the injury.

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