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

Jouett, who was in the lift with his wife, was trying to replace his gun in its holster when it accidentally went off, sending a bullet richocheting off the walls and hitting him in A police officer has reportedly shot himself in the leg while trying to put a handgun in his holster while on duty .

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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Published on Jan 6, 2015. On January 5, off- duty police officer Darryl Jouett accidentally shot himself with a police -issued .40 caliber semiautomatic handgun causing non-life-threatening injuries. While seemingly trying to holster the weapon

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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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