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Ga. man injured during firearms training course

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Authorities say a man training to be a Warner Robins police officer has been hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself during a remedial firearms training course.

Allison Selman-Willis, spokeswoman for the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, tells the Telegraph of Macon, the 28-year-old man was attending Basic Law Enforcement Training at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth when the mishap happened Monday afternoon.

Selman-Willis says the man shot himself in his right leg as he was putting his .40-caliber Glock back into his holster.

The man's wound is not believed to be life threatening.

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