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.
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