MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a Morehead City Police officer was shot by another officer during training outside of the police station.
Investigators said 22-year-old Garrett Hardin was shot in the chest Wednesday morning and remains in critical condition at the hospital.
The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the shooting. Few details have been released beyond that the officers were involve in a training exercise.
Hardin's family says he was not wearing a bullet-proof vest when he was shot and the bullet lodged in his lung.