Volodymyr Shuba, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast prosecutor, shot himself during firing exercises in the region on Wednesday.

A source from the law-enforcement bodies has disclosed this to UNIAN.

According to the source of the agency, the incident happened due to a careless handling of arms.

The source also informed that the incident happened around noon on Wednesday at the territory of Robin Hood commercial ground in Dnipropetrovsk. The prosecutor shot himself in the heart.