A civilian was shot during an Auxiliary Police Program training session.
In Taylor, Michigan, a civilian was role-playing in a training scenario. While going through a training exercise, an auxiliary officer accidentally fired a shot, puncturing the civilian in the abdomen. The civilian is in stable condition at the hospital.
Michigan State Police officers are investigating the incident. State police are looking into how the gun was accidentally fired.
The Taylor Auxiliary Police consists of volunteer officers. Their duty is to further crime prevention program goals. Auxiliary officers are trained to assist police with emergencies when called upon.