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Police officer files lawsuit after being shot in face during training
By FOX 4 Staff
Published April 26, 2023 3:35PM
TARRANT COUNTY, Texas - A police officer in Tarrant County is suing after she was shot during a training exercise last November.
Sansom Park police officer Lina Mino was shot in the face at Forest Hill’s David K. Sellars Elementary during an active shooter training drill.
Mino was blinded in her left eye and suffered a brain injury.
Her lawsuit accuses the training company of failing to check for live ammunition at the simulation.
The training instructor was placed on leave from his job as a Johnson County deputy constable.
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The Texas Rangers investigated, but there have been no criminal charges filed against the deputy constable.
Mino's lawsuit seeks more than $1 million in damages.