31/05/2007

Police support worker shot in training

A police support worker is being treated in hospital after being shot and injured during a firearms training session.

It is understood that the civilian employee was injured during a Thames Valley Police "firearms awareness training session" at Kidlington in Oxfordshire.

The wounded man, who has not been named, is understood to be in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has been called in to investigate.

(KMcA/SP)


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