At around 3:18 pm on Sunday, an unfortunate incident was reported on Highway 165, on the marginal in front of the Bacardi companies in Cataño, the Police reported.
According to preliminary information , a call was received alerting about a person wounded by a bullet.
When the police arrived at the scene, Luis Rodríguez, 48, a resident of Levittown and who works in the Department of Correction in Bayamón, alleged that while he was about to get off from his car, while accommodating his regulation weapon he was accidentally shot, resulting in a gunshot wound to his right thigh.
Rodríguez was transported by Medical Emergencies to the Medical Center in Rio Piedras in stable condition.
Sgt. Edwin Narváez, assigned to the District of Cataño, took charge of the investigation.