In Moscow the employee of traffic police has shot himself in the leg during the arrest of the offender

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat in fotopakismo in the holster. Archival photoIn Moscow the employee of traffic police has shot himself in the leg during the arrest of the offender© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat the image Bank

DPS officer accidentally shot himself in the thigh from his service weapon because he aggressively lashed out at the passenger of the car stopped them, according to the website of the Moscow GU Ministry of internal Affairs.

According to the report, the driver of the Infiniti refused to get out of the car and to show documents for check, the passenger was aggressive and used foul language to employees of traffic police.

«On the basis of the Federal law «On police» officer drew his gun and brought him to alert, at this moment the passenger of the car jumped the traffic policeman, the policeman unintentionally shot himself in the right thigh,» the statement reads.

After the arrest police found that the driver of a foreign car was an employee of one of the units of MU of the MIA of Mytishchi, he refused to undergo a medical examination. Being tested, it will be dismissed and held liable to disciplinary action will also be attracted by its leaders, the report says.

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