The NYPD cop who was shot Tuesday night when a teen suspect’s gun went off during a tussle in the Bronx was released from the hospital hours later, cops said.
The officer – identified by sources as Kaseem Pennant – was grazed in the shin during a struggle with the 16-year-old armed suspect at Lorillard Place near Third Avenue in Belmont around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, police sources said.
Video posted by the Police Benevolent Association shows Pennant being led out of St. Barnabas Hospital early Wednesday, fist-bumping his fellow cops who lined up outside and clapped.
Pennant, who has been with the department for three years, then stood
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