Two Fort Wayne Police officers accidentally shot during training

The Public Safety Academy. (News-Sentinel.com file photo)

Two Fort Wayne Police officers were wounded Tuesday afternoon in an accidental shooting at the Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing.

Police that at the conclusion of a training exercise there was an inadvertent discharge of an officer’s weapon, striking that officer and a second officer. Both were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Fort Wayne Police Department Internal Affairs Division and the Fort Wayne Police Department Shooting Team arrived on scene and took over the investigation.