Surveillance video captures police officer accidentally shooting self in elevator

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CINCINNATI – Surveillance video captured an off-duty police officer accidentally shooting himself inside of an elevator in Cincinnati, Ohio.

According to WLWT, officer Darryl Jouett was trying to remove the gun from his holster when it accidentally went off.

The bullet ricocheted off the elevator wall and hit him in the stomach.

His wife called 911 for help.

He was treated for non-life threatening injuries and is in good condition.

Officer Jouett is a 25-year veteran of the Erlanger Police Department in Kentucky.

 

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