NYC Corrections officer accidentally fires weapon

May 1, 2014 8:54:25 AM PDT
An off-duty New York City corrections officer accidentally fired his weapon and the bullet went into his neighbor's apartment.

The 52 year old corrections department captain accidentally fired a shot from his service revolver inside his Bronx apartment on Wednesday night, officials said.

The bullet went through the wall and into a neighbor's apartment.

The neighborwas not injured.

The officer was initially facing reckless endangerment and related charges, but prosecutors declined to pursue the case.