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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) - A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer was injured in an accidental shooting at McCarran International Airport Wednesday evening, according to an airport spokesperson.

The shooting happened at around 6:41 p.m. in a locker room area at the airport. The officer's injuries were not life threatening, according to the spokesperson.

As of late Thursday morning, the officer was in "very good condition," according to a C.B.P. spokesperson, who called the injury "work-related."

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police responded to the scene on the 5700 block of Wayne Newton Boulevard but said the case was being handled by C.B.P. 

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