By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Fort Lauderdale city employee was hurt during an active shooter training session.

Burning discharge from the blank of a gun landed on the worker’s pant leg Friday at the city’s training center, according to a published report. The worker was treated by paramedics and then taken to a hospital for treatment.

READ MORE: Mark Rosenberg Acknowledges He Resigned As FIU President Because ‘I Caused Discomfort For A Valued Employee’

The city’s risk management department had been training employees for several weeks, said city spokeswoman Ashley Doussard.

READ MORE: Fort Lauderdale Man Now Multimillionaire After Winning Top Prize In Florida Lottery Scratch Off Game

More training is on hold pending a Fort Lauderdale Police Department investigation.

MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Testing Site Finder

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

CBSMiami.com Team