UPDATE: 2 Teens Injured in Accidental Gun Discharge in Escondido

7/26/17 UPDATE: According to Lieutenant Chris Lick with Escondido Police, both teenagers went to the hospital.

No arrests have been made, but police clarified that does not mean they don't plan on arresting anyone.

Lt. Lick added it is unknown at this time where the gun came from.

The incident is still under investigation.


Two teenagers were injured when an 18-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the hand and a 16-year-old girl in the upper body early Sunday morning. 

The teens were playing with the gun when it went off, according to Escondido police.

The incident happened in the 1500 block of E. Mission Avenue around 3 a.m. 

There is no word on either teen’s condition.

The 18-year-old is not being charged in the incident. 

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