Police investigate accidental shooting at firearms training center

Green Island Police are investigating an accidental shooting at a firearms training academy.

Police and the Green Island Fire Department responded to the American Firearms Training Academy just before 1 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a man with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police determined that the man accidentally shot himself in the upper thigh when he unholstered his firearm during a training exercise.

The victim was in critical but stable condition and transported to Albany Medical Center.