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.

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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.

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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.

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Both men were taken away in handcuffs.