Law enforcement officers were dispatched to a residence in Vandenberg Village on Saturday night for a report of an accidental shooting.
A caller reported the incident in the 4400 block of Titan Avenue at 8:15 p.m.
One person received a gunshot wound to the leg after a shotgun was fired accidentally, according to emergency dispatch reports.
The shooting occurred while a man, allegedly a former law enforcement officer, was showing his son how to use the weapon, according to dispatch reports.
The shotgun was locked away as a precaution before law enforcement officers showed up to the scene, according to dispatch reports.
The condition of the patient injured in the shooting and other details were not immediately available.
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