Garda Hospitalised After Shooting Himself In The Foot

David Layde
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A Garda has been treated in hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the foot.

The officer, who is specially trained in firearms, was injured by a single bullet in Limerick yesterday.

It’s understood that the weapon was discharged while he was in a patrol car.

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GSOC, the Garda watchdog, has confirmed it’s been asked to investigate.

It is reported that the referral is under Section 102 of the Garda Siochana Act.