Police accidently shot an elderly man during a drug raid in the Bronx on Saturday.
It happened as a warrant was being served in an apartment on Evergreen Avenue in Soundview.
Police say officers were looking to arrest 41-year-old Alberto Colon when the weapon of Officer Andrew McCormack weapon accidently fired and struck Colon’s 76-year-old father in the stomach.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly visited the shot man in the hospital, where he was listed on Saturday in stable condition.
Police said a quantity of heroin was found in the apartment.
Sources said McCormack’s father was also a policeman who died in the line of duty in 1983.
McCormack has been on the force for 11 years.
By Saturday evening, Alberto Colon was in police custody awaiting charges.