DA: No charges for firearms training shooting - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

DA: No charges for firearms training shooting

Posted: Updated:

ATHOL, Mass. (AP) - There will be no criminal charges for an unidentified person who shot a civilian observer at a police department firearms training session.

Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan announced Tuesday there will be no criminal charges filed in the "accidental shooting" of a civilian at an Athol firearms training on May 30.

The wound, to the upper rear area of one of the man's legs, was not life-threatening. The unidentified victim was treated at a local hospital and released. The shooting was investigated by state police detectives. The town of Athol is conducting a separate review.

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly

10 Orms Street Providence, R.I. 02904

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WLNE.
All Rights Reserved.

For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.