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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.

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

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

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