This Officer Took His Gun Out And Shot Himself. Why? You Cannot Imagine!

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Dispatchers said the shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. at the Mercer Garage, near the corner of Mercer and Vine streets, in Over-the-Rhine. Paramedics responded to the scene and took Officer Darryl Jouett to UC Medical Center.

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Surveillance video from the elevator shows Jouett removing his gun from a holster under his coat with his right hand, then appearing to attempt to put it back, while holding a box and a bag in his left hand. As he was pulling the gun from the holster, a round discharged, ricocheted in the elevator, struck him in the stomach,” Cincinnati Capt. Michael John said.

The video shows Jouett fall to the floor as his wife calls for help. Watch the video below to see accidents can happen and be really dangerous. It is a lesson for all the gun owners. What did you think about this? Let us know in the comment section below.


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