LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer is facing charges for allegedly firing a gun on a Long Island beach.
Long Beach police say David Afanador and a 36-year-old woman fired several shots into the ocean early Sunday morning.READ MORE: Family Of Man Allegedly Put In Illegal Chokehold By NYPD Officers Says System Fails People With Mental Illness
Afanador was allegedly caught with a handgun and three loaded magazines.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Arrested, Charged For Alleged Chokehold Arrest On Rockaway Boardwalk
It’s not the first time the 39-year-old officer has been in trouble with the law.NYPD Disciplinary Records Now Online And Available To The Public, But Some Say The Database Doesn't Post All Information Needed
In 2014, Afanador was one of two officers arrested for punching and pistol-whipping a 16-year-old during a marijuana arrest. He and the other officer were acquitted of those charges in a bench trial in 2016.