APD officer bumps into wall, shoots another officer in leg

Posted at: 07/16/2013 2:52 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

Albuquerque police have released more information about an officer shooting late Monday.

Police were searching for an armed person near Gonzales and Old Coors when Sgt. Darcy McDermeit bumped into a wall and her gun went off. The bullet hit officer Scott Maher in the lower leg.

Officials tell KOB Eyewitness News 4 he is expected to make a full recovery.

Sgt. McDermeit will be on administrative duty until the investigation is over.