NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer was hospitalized after being hit in the head with a brick in Queens.
It happened while the officer was responding to an argument between two men at a construction site on Maspeth Avenue in Maspeth around 1 p.m. Tuesday.READ MORE: Toys 'R' Us Opening Flagship Store Inside American Dream Mall
One of the men allegedly threw a brick at the other man and missed, hitting the officer in the head instead.
Police do not believe the officer was the intended target.READ MORE: Student Caught With Gun, Thousands Of Dollars Cash At Brooklyn School
The officer was conscious when he was rushed to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center.
He may need stitches but otherwise was not seriously hurt, 1010 WINS’ Al Jones reported.MORE NEWS: Kool And The Gang's Robert 'Kool' Bell Using Music To Inspire Kids: 'I Think It's Important To Give Back'
Both men were taken away in handcuffs.