Officials: Detention officer shot self in leg while reholstering gun

Officer was transported to the hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening


By C1 Staff

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC — A South Carolina corrections officer was hospitalized Friday morning after accidentally shooting himself in the leg while attempting to reholster his gun at a shooting range.

According to WMBF News, deputies were called out to Trader World Gun Range for an accidental discharge of a firearm.

The officer was transported to the hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. The incident is under investigation.

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