BAKERSFIELD - A deputy of the Kern County Sheriff's Office is recovering Friday after an accident during a training exercise.
Senior deputy Michael Booker is being held in KMC for observation.
Booker was in SWAT training when he tried to wheel a large shooting target from one room to another for an exercise. One of the wheels became stuck and fell on to him.
Three to four deputies were required to lift the target off of him.
Booker transported to Kern Medical Center. He has a fractured shoulder, a bruised lung and a knee injury.
The KCSO shooting range is at Hart Park.
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