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.

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

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

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