It happened at Lt. Denise Richardson's home -- on West 36th -- Friday morning.
According to the police report, Richardson told detectives she got into a fight with Percy Smith and he knocked a phone out of her hand.
Richardson also says Smith shoved her into the couch.
According to her statement, Richardson saw Smith holding something black and feared it was a pistol, so she pulled out her gun and shot him.
Smith's recovering at a hospital.
Richardson is on administrative leave.
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