Escondido, CA

Canister explodes unexpectedly during training, injures two

Friday afternoon, there was an outside agency training at the Escondido police range.
At about 3:50 p.m., a canister that an officer pulled a pin on, blew up unexpectedly causing serious injuries to one person, minor injuries to another. Both individuals were transported to Palomar Medical Center.
The exact nature of the explosion is under investigation. There was no danger to the community, according to the Escondido Police Department.

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