SASCHA WILSON

An estate constable attached to Amalgamated Security Services accidentally shot himself on the leg while on duty at the Mayaro Sporting Complex, on Wednesday.

Guardian Media understands the incident occurred around 2:20 pm, while Khemraj Madhoo was trying to adjust his holster.

He told police he heard a loud explosion and felt a burning sensation on his lower right leg.  The bullet exited and was found inside his socks.

39-year-old Madhoo was treated at the Mayaro Hospital and discharged.

The police took possession of Madhoo’s revolver, nine rounds of .38 special ammunition, a projectile and a spent shell.

Mayaro police are investigating.