NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An NYPD officer is in stable condition after accidentally shooting himself in the leg while holstering his weapon.
The NYPD said the incident happened after the officer responded to a domestic dispute in Brooklyn around 8 p.m. on Saturday.READ MORE: With Just 5 Days Until The Democratic Mayoral Primary Election, Candidates Bring Out Stars And Celebs
The New York Daily News reported that the gun accidentally discharged as the officer was holstering his weapon inside the home in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.
The officer, who has not been identified, is a rookie, the Daily News reported.READ MORE: Long Island School Staffers Honored For Protecting Children When Alleged Drunk Driver Drove Onto School Field
The officer was rushed to Kings County Hospital with a gunshot wound to the kneecap.
No one else was hurt, but an arrest was made as a result of the domestic dispute call.
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