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News Release

Monday, March 2, 2009

Media Relations

Accidental Discharge of a Firearm

Los Angeles:  While off-duty, A Los Angeles Police Officer accidentally discharged a firearm.

On February 25, 2009, at around 11:30 a.m., Police Officer Thomas Onyshko was handling a firearm when an accidental discharge occurred.  The incident occurred outside of the City of Los Angeles.  

No injuries occurred.

Force Investigation Division is handling the investigation.