Court officer accidentally shoots himself at Federal Courthouse in Central Islip

The unidentified person had minor injuries. (5/6/13)

CENTRAL ISLIP - A court officer accidentally shot himself in the arm at the Federal Courthouse in Central Islip this morning.

Police say the 67-year-old man was in a locker room at the courthouse and was taking his gun out of his off-duty holster when it went off.

He was hospitalized and treated for a bullet wound to his arm. No one else was injured.

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