KENT COUNTY, Mich. — A part-time deputy was shot in the hand following an accidental discharge at the Kent County Sheriff’s Office Friday morning.
Deputies say the 71-year-old man inadvertently shot himself at around 9:30 a.m. during a firearms training session at their indoor shooting range.
We’re told his injuries are considered minor. He has since been taken to a nearby hospital.
The sheriff’s office says there is no threat to the public.
The department plans to review the incident in the future.