A training session designed to teach city employees how best to survive an active shooter situation is on hold in Fort Lauderdale after a worker was injured.
Burning discharge from the blank of a gun landed on the worker’s pant leg Friday at the city's training center, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported.
The worker was treated by paramedics and then taken to a hospital for treatment.
The city's risk management department had been training employees for several weeks, city spokeswoman Ashley Doussard told the newspaper. More training is on hold pending a Fort Lauderdale Police Department investigation.
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