Police Officer Shoots Himself In The Leg

Police Officer Shoots Himself In The Leg

A police officer has accidentally shot himself in the leg at Putney police station while he was “holstering” a firearm.

The male officer was taken to hospital on Monday morning and remains in a stable condition.

No one else was present when the gun was fired.

The Met Police said in a statement that the officer was injured after his police issued firearm was discharged at approximately 9am on Monday, January 20.

The statement said: “The male officer was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

“Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are under way; the Directorate read more

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