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Midway firefighter accidentally shoots himself

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GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - A Midway Fire Rescue firefighter is recovering after accidentally shooting himself Friday afternoon.

Georgetown County Sheriff's Deputies responded to an accidental shooting at Midway Fire Rescue Station 82 of 112 Beaumont Lane in Pawleys Island Friday afternoon, according to Public Information Officer Carrie Cuthbertson.

At approximately 4:14 p.m., deputies were notified that a firefighter accidentally shot himself in the leg while handling his own pistol in the parking lot.

The firefighter's name was not released, and his condition was not immediately known. Georgetown County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the incident.

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