DAVIE (CBSMiami) – A Davie police officer accidentally shot himself in the hand early Friday morning while attempting to shoot at a charging dog.
It happened in the 1200 block of SW 116th Way.READ MORE: Thief Steals 6-Foot Metal Menorah From Hollywood Family's Yard As Hanukkah Celebrations Begin
According to Davie Police Lt. Mark Leone, the officer was on the scene handling a non-criminal incident when a dog charged at him.READ MORE: Have You Seen Them? Miami Police Looking For Missing 12-Year-Old Ana Contreras & 13-Year-Old Angelica Contreras
In addition to shooting himself in the hand, the dog was grazed by the bullet and is fine.
No other information has been released.MORE NEWS: COVID Omicron Variant: US Imposes Travel Ban From 8 African Countries