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March 13, 2013 at 7:08 PM

State Patrol: trooper accidentally shot in leg

SHELTON — A Washington State Patrol spokesman says a 46-year-old trooper was accidentally shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon during a training exercise at the patrol’s academy in Shelton.

The Kitsap Sun reports that Sgt. Freddy Williams says the trooper suffered an entry wound to the thigh.

Williams said the trooper was stable and was being treated at a local hospital.

The trooper was not immediately identified. Additional details were not immediately released.

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