From the article:
When offices arrived, a man told them he was inside the living room cleaning his gun when it discharged, hitting the 17-year-old boy.
The teen was taken to Long Beach Memorial Hospital with a single gunshot wound to the stomach.From a related article:
He is now listed in stable condition.
The man, who may be the teen's father, was detained and questioned by police, but he was not taken into custody.
Police said they do not plan to file charges.
[Police Spokeswoman] Massacani said the incident serves as a caution "that any time they’re handling a gun, to handle it with extreme caution. Whether it’s loaded or not, keep it pointed downward and away from any people to prevent accidents like this from occurring.".