Abuja - A police inspector from the Ikeja LGA of Lagos has accidentally shot himself dead while inspecting a faulty rifle, PUNCH reports.
The deceased, identified only as Medugwu, was second-in-command to the armourer and was allegedly checking a faulty gun on Tuesday when he accidentally pulled the trigger, sending a bullet into his jaw in the process.
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Policemen in the area rushed to the scene of the tragedy before escorting Medugwu to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), where he lately passed.
Patricia Amadin, PR Officer for the Lagos Police, has confirmed the man's untimely death.
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