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Norwalk Officer Shot By 'Accidental Discharge' Of Gun During Training

The headquarters of the Norwalk Police Department.
The headquarters of the Norwalk Police Department. Photo Credit: File

NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk police officer was hospitalized but "doing well" after he was accidentally hit by a bullet Tuesday afternoon during training at headquarters, police said.

The unidentified officer suffered a gunshot wound in his arm "as a result of an accidental discharge of a firearm" at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

He was transported to Norwalk Hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The incident at the firing range inside police headquarters at 1 Monroe St. in South Norwalk

It is under investigation by the Norwalk Police Department's Detective Bureau.

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