Off-duty NYPD officer arrested for firing gun

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NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (PIX11) — An off-duty NYPD cop was arrested early Saturday after he allegedly fired several shots into the air in New Rochelle.

Police said Jamarie Flowers, 25, fired his gun after getting into a verbal dispute outside the Carrington Arms apartment building on Lincoln Avenue.

No one was injured, but Flowers was charged with first degree reckless endangerment.

This is just the latest NYPD officer to be arrested for acting recklessly.

Earlier in the week officer Brendan Cronin was arrested, accused of shooting a man six times in Pelham.

He allegedly fired more than a dozen bullets.

Cronin reportedly was at an NYPD shooting range earlier that day before going to a bar.

He refused to take a breathalyzer test.

In late April, an NYPD detective accidentally shot his partner in the wrist.

He was charged with driving while intoxicated.

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