Okla. corrections officer shot in leg in firing range accident

The CO was at the range doing qualifying drills when the incident occurred


By Sarah Calams

HODGEN, Okla. — A corrections officer was accidentally shot in the leg at a firing range Thursday afternoon.

4029tv.com reported that the officer at the Hamilton Correctional Center was at the range doing qualifying drills when he accidentially discharged the weapon.

The bullet went into the officer's lower leg. The officer was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Justin Wolf, Director of Communications for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

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