Sunday July 21st, 2024 1:03PM

Towns County Deputy injured after accidentally shooting himself in the leg

By Lawson Smith Anchor/Reporter

 A Towns County Deputy was injured after accidentally shooting himself in the leg on Saturday while sitting in his patrol vehicle. 

According to a social media post from the Towns County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Bryan Forsyth was inspecting his backup weapon and accidentally discharged it. 

Deputy Forsyth was sent to a hospital in the area with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The Sheriff’s Office said the incident is being reviewed for departmental policy violations, but none have been found at this time.  

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