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.