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An Alexandria Sheriff's Office deputy accidentally shot himself in the leg Friday morning in Ashburn, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

The incident reportedly occurred around 8:16 a.m. at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, which is in the 45000 block of Research Pl.

Per the LCSO, the incident was not training-related and resulted in non-life-threatening injuries, for which academy staff reportedly rendered first aid.

The deputy was later transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

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