Florida police officer shoots another officer in the middle finger

One cop shot another in the middle finger Thursday as the partners were serving a search for cocaine and guns in Central Florida.

Authorities say the accident happened when St. Cloud officer John Nettles felt threatened during a drug raid at a home, pulled his gun and fired. The shot struck officer Scott Wetherhold’s middle finger, according to a report on

The officer was taken to a local hospital and is expected to recover.