CAPE TOWN POLICE OFFICER SHOT & WOUNDED AT ATLANTIS SHOOTING RANGE

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CAPE TOWN – An investigation has been opened after a police officer was shot and wounded at a shooting range in Atlantis, north of Cape Town, Western Cape police confirmed on Monday.

The officer was shot in the arm and taken to hospital for treatment, said police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut.

He said they were looking at alleged negligent handling of a firearm.

It was understood that another police officer fired the shot at the military range police used for shooting exercises.

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