HOUSTON, Texas – Houston police say an officer was wounded in “an apparent self-inflicted unintentional discharge” while training at the Houston Police Department Police Academy Tuesday morning.
The male officer was hurt at about 11:15 a.m. HPD said in a tweet Tuesday that he is conscious and stable and will be hospitalized at Memorial Hermann Hospital.
An HPD officer was wounded in an apparent self-inflicted unintentional discharge while training at the HPD Academy at 17000 Aldine Westfield about 11:15 a.m. He is conscious and stable and will be transported to an area hospital. Updates to be provided here #hounews— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) December 3, 2019
The academy is located in the 17000 block of Aldine Westfield Road.