State Police Investigate Shooting Accident During Training

August 12, 2010

Virginia State Police is investigating the wounding of a trooper during a training exercise in Nottoway County.

State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says a trooper was shot in the forearm Monday at the Blackstone Police Department's firing range. The trooper wasn't identified.

Geller says the incident occurred while the Richmond Division
state police tactical team was conducting a monthly training
exercise. She says the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating the incident. There also is an internal investigation.

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