HOLLYWOOD HILLS (CBSLA) — Police say a man accidentally shot himself at a house party with more than 100 guests in the Hollywood Hills.

The party took place at a home on Miller Drive near Hedges Place on Saturday night.

Officers believe the home was rented out through Airbnb.

The homeowner told CBS2/KCAL9 that he wasn’t aware the guests were going to throw a party.

Los Angeles Police Department officials were called to the scene at about 1 a.m. due to complaints about the crowd, which was a violation of the county’s ban on large gatherings.

Officers found out about the shooting after they arrived.

“Everybody’s having a good time and next thing you know, shots fired and everybody starts running, everyone running in different directions. Nobody knows what happened,” said party guest Angel Ace.

A man admitted to shooting himself in the leg and was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, according to the LAPD.

Police said they didn’t issue any citations and instead chose to educate party guests about physical distancing and wearing masks.

Comments (2)
  1. Bob says:

    So much for Airbnb’s pledge to shut down “party houses”

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