Man Hospitalized for Accidental Self-Inflicted Gunshot in Cathedral City

Man Hospitalized for Accidental Self-Inflicted Gunshot in Cathedral City

KMIR

Cathedral City, CA

A man who accidentally shot himself in Cathedral City Monday was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, police reported.

The man, whose name was not released, “accidentally shot himself while manipulating a firearm” around 1 p.m. near the 68100 block of Ramon Road, according to Cmdr. Julio Luna.

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Responding officers found the man suffering from a “single gunshot wound to a lower extremity” and took him to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Luna said.

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Officers conducted “an extensive search” for the gun, but did not locate it, according to the commander.