The officer was transported to Kettering Medical Center in stable condition and is expected to be ok, according to police.
“He’s proficient, but sometimes incidents happen. This is an unfortunate event,” Wessling said.
West Carrollton police use the Franklin police range for standard qualifications that occur annually and biannually, Wessling said.
Additional details, including the officer’s identity, were not released.
UPDATE @ 11:10 a.m.:
An officer shot in the leg at the Franklin police firing range is from a different department that was using the range, according to Franklin Police Chief Russ Whitman.
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Initial reports indicate the shooting was accidental, but those reports have not been confirmed by officials.
An officer has reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the leg at a Franklin police firing range Friday morning.
Medics were dispatched to the range in the 200 block of Baxter Drive around 10:50 a.m. in Franklin after the incident was reported.
Dispatchers said the officer was already being removed to an area hospital, but their condition wasn’t immediately known.
We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more.