Police officer seriously injured after being shot in neck during firearms training exercise at Brisbane Pistol Club in Belmont
A senior police officer was rushed to hospital after being shot during a firearms training exercise.
The main agent, believed to be in his thirties, was hit in the neck by rogue bullet debris. has Brisbane‘s Pistol Club in Belmont around 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Queensland Police said another officer fired at a metal pole during routine training which shattered and struck the senior Moreton district constable.
A senior constable in his 30s was rushed to hospital in a stable condition after being shot in the neck during a routine training exercise at the Pistol Club in Brisbane ( photo)
A police spokesperson said a stray bullet “hit a metal bar on the target, causing a small piece of metal to ricochet and hit the coach in the right side of the neck.”
The incident happened while the senior constable was “supervising as part of his rifle supervisor requalification training”, a police spokesperson said.
A stray bullet “hit a metal bar on the target, causing a small piece of metal to ricochet and hit the coach in the right side of the neck.”
Paramedics took the Senior Constable to Princess Alexandria Hospital with a neck injury and he is now in a stable condition.
Support is now being offered to all officers involved in the incident.