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Updated: Paramedics Respond to Accidental Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

The injury took place in the 1400 block of Morada Place Tuesday afternoon.

Altadena paramedics responded to a report of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon.

The injury took place in the 1400 block of Morada Place when a man, age unknown, was cleaning his gun and it accidentally discharged and shot him in the fingers.

Altadena Deputy Marc Mrackich told Patch the man's injury is non-life threatening. 

The man was transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital Tuesday afternoon.

If you have a gun, do you have certain safety practices in place to prevent an incident like this? Share in the comments section.

Joel Mosher June 26, 2013 at 02:12 PM
Unload your gun before you clean it.

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