Whitney Cloud Death – Obituary : A trainee of the Florida Department of Corrections assigned to the Jefferson Correctional Institution, training at Wakulla Correctional Institution in Crawfordville has been killed in an accidental shooting, authorities say.
The trainee identified as Whitney Cloud, according to the department Saturday press release, has been with the agency since June.
Authorities says Cloud was accidentally shot during firearms training Thursday.
“We are absolutely devastated by the loss of Officer Whitney Cloud, as a newly hired officer trainee, Officer Cloud vowed to make a difference in the lives of others and protect her community. We are immensely saddened by this unexpected tragedy,” said Corrections Secretary Mark Inch.
Florida Department Of Law Enforcement is currently investigating the shooting.