Police officer in Derry accidentally shoots herself

policeA Derry PSNI policewoman has shot herself in the leg.

The incident happened at Strand Road Police Station this morning, Monday 18th May.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said, “A police officer has been taken to hospital following the accidental discharge of a firearm at Strand Road police station.

“The incident occurred shortly before 8am.

“Her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”