Caught on Camera – Off Duty Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself in an Elevator [VIDEO]
This off-duty police officer is seen on security camera footage as he accidentally shoots himself in the stomach while adjusting his gun. His wife in the elevator with him was not injured.
Officer Darryl Jouett of the Erlanger, Kentucky, Police Department and his wife were visiting in Cincinnati, Ohio. As they enter the elevator you can see Jouett remove his department issued .40 caliber pistol from its holster and attempt to put the firearm in his jacket pocket. That's when the gun fired. The bullet ricocheted and struck Jouett in the stomach. Officer Jouett suffered non life threatening injuries and was treated and released from a Cincinnati hospital. Officer Jouett has been with the Erlanger Police Department for 25 years.