A 34-year-old employee at the Bankers Life and Casualty Company in Chesterfield, Missouri was shot in the leg after a security guard dropped his gun and it fired. The worker's injuries were not life-threatening and he is being treated at a local hospital.
The shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. Thursday in a hallway inside the insurance company's office. Police have not identified the 64-year-old security guard but as of now are classifying it as an accidental discharge of a gun. The security guard works for a private firm.