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.