Cop accidentally shoots wife at their Freeport home

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Cop accidentally shoots wife at their Freeport home

A police inspector accidentally shot his wife at their home in Freeport on Sunday.

Report state that at around 8:20pm, the Acting Inspector attached to the Operational Command Centre was about to enter his home with his firearm in his hand when he allegedly stumbled and the firearm discharged.

He then observed his wife, who was standing in the kitchen, bleeding from a gunshot wound to her left forearm.

He immediately notified his colleagues and the Emergency health services who responded and conveyed the woman to the San Fernando General Hospital where she received medical treatment.

Investigations are ongoing.