Investigation Continues Into Accidental Shooting in Big Spring

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - The Geo Group is remaining tight lipped about an accidental shooting at the Big Spring federal prison.

The shooting happened at the Flight Line facility at the Airpark around lunch-time on Tuesday.

Emergency personnel who responded to the scene tell NewsWest 9, an inmate was shot in the arm, but wasn't seriously injured.

He was taken to Scenic Mountain Medical Center.

NewsWest Nine has made repeated call to officials at Geo Group, so far they haven't commented on the shooting.