Margate Police Officer Shot In Freak Accident At Gun Range

SUNRISE (CBSMiami) – A Margate Police officer was  taken to the hospital Monday after a freak accident left him with a gunshot wound to the stomach.

A Margate Police spokesperson confirmed to CBS4 that a Special Response Team officer was training on the gun range at Markham Park when a bullet ricocheted and fragments became lodged in his abdomen.

The unidentified officer was taken to the Broward General Medical Center to be treated.

His condition is unknown, but the officer was seen smiling as he was wheeled into the hospital.

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