Australia Police officer on duty accidentally shoots himself in the leg while trying to holster his gun

06:56  14 may  2018
06:56  14 may  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A police officer has reportedly shot himself in the leg while trying to put a handgun in his holster while on duty. 

The officer, from Springwood Police Station in Queensland, is believed to have been inside the police station when the gun went off on Monday.    

An ambulance spokesperson told The Courier Mail that emergency workers were called to the station on the Pacific Highway at 7.18am. 

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— Shooting himself in the leg is not the way Connersville Police Chief David Counceller planned to promote his candidacy for Fayette County sheriff. Counceller's 40-caliber Glock handgun accidentally discharged Saturday afternoon while he was at Wullf's Gun Shop.

The chief accidentally shot himself in the leg at a gun store, almost a year ago. But it was some time before the video emerged that showed Chief David Counceller sloppily reholstering his firearm, while shopping for a .380 handgun.

The spokesperson said the officer's condition wasn't serious and he was transported in a stable condition. 

Police have opened an investigation into the incident.

The officer reportedly shot himself in the leg while trying to put a handgun in to his holster (stock image) © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The officer reportedly shot himself in the leg while trying to put a handgun in to his holster (stock image)

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