Report: Firefighter accidentally shoots self in the leg

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Georgetown County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating an accidental shooting in Pawleys Island involving a firefighter.

According to a report, deputies responded to Midway Fire Rescue Station 82 Friday around 4:14 p.m. due to an incident involving an accidental shooting. When deputies arrived, they were told that a firefighter accidentally shot himself in the leg with his own pistol.

Deputies have not released the condition of the injured firefighter.

Officials say the incident occurred in the parking lot of the rescue station, located at 112 Beaumont Lane.

The shooting is under investigation.

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