Desert Hot Springs Man Accidentally Shoots Son & Himself

Shotgun
By: Mad House Photography
Shotgun
By: Mad House Photography
A man in Desert Hot Springs has been detained after police claim he shot himself and his son.

According to authorities, the guy was in his house and accidentally fired a shotgun into the floor. The shotgun was loaded with birdshot which struck both him and his 14-year-old son after ricocheting off the floor.

KESQ reports that the boy has injuries that were not life threatening and was taken to the hospital. His father was detained on an unrelated, unspecified charge.