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Security officer shoots self accidentally in Central Islip courthouse

Posted: 1:37 PM, May 06, 2013
Updated: 2013-05-06 13:39:56-04

Developing A federal court security officer accidentally shot himself in the arm Monday morning at a courthouse locker room in Central Islip.

The office sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the incident on the third floor of the building.  He has more than 30 years of experience, Newsday reports .

According to Suffolk County police, the shooting occurred  about 9:20 a.m.

It is still unclear if the feds will lead an investigation, since the incident took place on federal grounds.