Jacinto City man fatally shoots himself by accident while firing warning shots into air

March 22, 2012 9:02:01 AM PDT
Jacinto City police are investigating a bizarre shooting where they say a man accidentally shot himself while firing warning shots into the air.

It happened Wednesday night at a home on Rumar at Mercury. Police say the victim had been arguing with his girlfriend's brother when he grabbed his shotgun and started firing warning shots into the air.

Somehow one of those shots hit the man in the neck. He died at the scene.


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