Retired officer accidentally shoots podiatrist in the foot

Police say a retired NYPD officer accidentally discharged his weapon inside a doctor's office in Oceanside Wednesday morning.

According to police, the incident happened at the office located at 3227 Long Beach Road.

According to police, the incident happened at the office located at 3227 Long Beach Road. (4/28/16)

OCEANSIDE - Police say a retired NYPD officer accidentally discharged his weapon inside a doctor's office in Oceanside Wednesday morning.

The incident happened at a podiatrist's office located at 3227 Long Beach Road.

According to police, the 77-year-old retired officer was inside Dr. Matthew Nester's office when he removed his licensed 10 mm semi-automatic pistol to show the male doctor.

The weapon accidentally discharged a round. It struck the owner in the thigh and continued through his leg, striking the doctor in the right foot.

Both victims were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening.

 

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