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Northeastern Police Officer Injured By Bullet At Gun Range

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BOSTON (CBS) – A Northeastern University police officer was rushed to the hospital after she was struck by a ricocheting bullet at the Moon Island pistol range.

The officer was engaged in target practice at the time.

Officials shut down the firing range to investigate the incident.

WBZ-TV’s Jim Armstrong reports

The facility is located in Quincy Bay and is owned by the city of Boston.

It’s commonly used as a training site for police officers.

She was brought to Brigham and Women’s hospital in Boston with what are described as non-life threatening injuries.

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