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PSNI officer shoots herself in the leg

By Claire Cromie

Published 18/05/2015

The officer accidentally discharged a firearm
The officer accidentally discharged a firearm

A policewoman has shot herself in the leg in Londonderry.

The officer was injured at Strand Road Police Station early on Monday morning and she was taken to hospital.

A PSNI spokeswoman said: "A police officer has been taken to hospital following the accidental discharge of a firearm.

“The incident occurred shortly before 8am.

“Her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”

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