MORIAH — A firearms training officer at Moriah State Shock Incarceration Facility accidentally shot himself in the hand Tuesday, police said.
Michael Miron of Mineville was cleaning his duty weapon at home when it accidentally discharged, Moriah Town Police said.
Miron’s injuries were not serious and he was treated at Moriah Health Center. The incident occurred at about 8:50 a.m. Tuesday.
Miron is a state-certified weapons instructor at the Mineville shock camp, and has been at the facility since 2005. He joined the State Department of Correction in 1989.
— By Staff Writers Lohr McKinstry and Felicia Krieg