PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia police officer has been criminally charged and is likely to be fired after he shot at a car last year, sending a bullet flying through the window of a hospital.
Officer Ross Scott has been suspended with intent to dismiss. He is charged with assault and reckless endangerment.
Police say surveillance video shows Scott pulling out his gun after he was hit by a turning car while riding his motorcycle in May 2016. Police say the driver, seeing the gun, drove off, and Scott fired three times. Scott was off-duty at the time.
One bullet went through a window at Temple University Hospital’s Outpatient Services Center. No one was injured.
Scott turned himself in on Thursday.