SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Police say a man was playing with a gun while sitting in a car parked in Santa Ana when he shot himself in the cheek.
Officers were called to the 1400 block of East McFadden Avenue, near South Grand Avenue, at about 9:15 p.m. and found the man in a parked car.READ MORE: Teachers, Food Workers Now Eligible To Get Vaccinated In LA County
The unidentified man was playing with a gun when it went off, hitting him in a cheek, police said. There were other people in the car, but no other injuries were reported.READ MORE: LAUSD Opens COVID Vaccine Site At SoFI Stadium Monday For Education Staff Only
The injured man was taken to a hospital for treatment.
One of the other passengers in the car reportedly said a man had walked up to the car the gun and shot the driver, but investigators determined that did not happen, police said.MORE NEWS: Newsom, Calif. Lawmakers Reach Deal To Reopen Schools By End Of March
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