Darryl Jouett after he accidentally shot himself
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Police officer accidentally shoots himself in Cincinnati

The moment an off-duty police officer accidentally shot himself has been captured on camera.

CCTV footage shows Darryl Jouett enter an elevator in Cincinnati with his wife, before removing his gun from its holster.

He then struggles to reposition the weapon and it goes off. The bullet narrowly missed his wife before hitting him.

Karin Giannone reports.

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