Prison Commissioner Dennis Pulchan is being monitored by health officials, after he accidentally shot himself in the leg.
A police report said around 8.30 pm on Saturday, August 14, Pulchan was at his quarters at Golden Grove Road, Arouca, when he was trying to holster his gun.
Somehow, he slipped and fell and heard a loud bang, following which he felt a burning sensation in his right leg.
He was taken to the Arima Health Facility and later transferred to Medical Associates Ltd for further treatment.
Police processed the scene and found one spent 9mm shell casing and one projectile.