Police Officer's 2-Y-O Child Accidentally Shoots Self in Portmore

A two-year-old has died after reportedly shooting him/ herself with the father’s firearm in Portmore, St Catherine yesterday.

According to early reports, the father who is a police officer, was sleeping when the child got hold of his service pistol.

It is further understood, that the policeman tried to take the gun away from the toddler when it went off.

The policeman reportedly crashed while on his way to the hospital and the toddler succumbed to the bullet wound.

The child's gender has not yet been ascertained.