Female Tobago security officer accidentally shoots herself

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Female Tobago security officer accidentally shoots herself

(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — A 43-year-old fe­male se­cu­ri­ty of­fi­cer in To­ba­go is nurs­ing a gun­shot wound af­ter she al­leged­ly dis­charged her com­pa­ny-is­sued firearm. The in­ci­dent oc­curred on Fri­day.

Ac­cord­ing to po­lice re­ports around 12:30 pm, Ali­cia Bruce of Tran­quil­li­ty Heights, Sig­nal Hill, an Es­tate Con­sta­ble em­ployed with Qual­i­ty Se­cu­ri­ty Com­pa­ny was on du­ty at the East­ern Cred­it Union build­ing, Mil­ford Road, Bon Ac­cord, when the in­ci­dent oc­curred.

Guardian Me­dia un­der­stands that Bruce was su­per­vis­ing main­te­nance work be­ing done to the air con­di­tion unit at the ATM volt when she ac­ci­den­tal­ly shot her­self on her right leg with her com­pa­ny is­sued glock 9mm pis­tol.

She was rushed to the Scar­bor­ough Gen­er­al Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment and was and lat­er trans­ferred to the Mt Hope Med­ical Sci­ences Com­plex, where she is ward­ed in a sta­ble con­di­tion.

A glock 9mm pis­tol, con­tain­ing 14 rounds of am­mu­ni­tion was re­trieved at the scene.

Sgt Al­leyne of the Crown Point Po­lice Sta­tion is con­tin­u­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tions.

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