- Associated Press - Sunday, May 4, 2014

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say an off-duty New York City police officer has been arrested on a reckless endangerment charge after firing his gun during an argument outside his apartment in New Rochelle.

Police tell The Journal News (https://lohud.us/1nWD5Dh ) 25-year-old Jamarie Flowers pulled out his semi-automatic handgun and fired several rounds in the air.

It happened on Lincoln Avenue just after 1 a.m. Saturday. Nobody was hurt.

Flowers was arrested at his apartment shortly after the incident. Information on his lawyer was not immediately available. The NYPD says the three-year veteran has been suspended.

On Tuesday, another off-duty NYPD police officer was arrested following a shooting in Pelham. Police say 27-year-old Brendan Cronin randomly shot and wounded a man six times while the victim sat in a car at a traffic light.

___

Information from: The Journal News, https://www.lohud.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide