NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An undercover NYPD officer was recovering Friday night after he accidentally shot himself during a traffic stop.

It around 4 p.m. in the Longwood section of the Bronx.

Police said the narcotics officer was walking up to a car with his service revolver in hand when he tripped and shot himself in the leg.

He was being treated at Lincoln Hospital.

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