A 23-year-old man now arrested, after an off-duty police officer witnesses a drug deal. It happened around 1:09 p.m. Thursday at East 134th and Lorenzo Avenue.
Police say Patrol Officer Karl Lloyd was visiting a relative when he noticed two men in a silver car involved in a drug transaction. At this the officer identified himself as a police officer and attempted to arrest the men with his service weapon drawn. During the arrest there was a struggle and Officer Lloyd's weapon discharged. Nobody was injured.
Edwynn King is now in police custody, awaiting charges.
A small amount of marijuana packaged for sale was confiscated from the suspect vehicle