- Associated Press - Friday, August 21, 2015

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says a man was accidentally shot and wounded inside a West Hollywood hotel room.

The incident occurred Thursday night as the victim was showing jewelry and the gun to friends at the hotel on Sunset Boulevard.

A sheriff’s statement says one of the friends improperly handled the handgun and it went off.

The victim was taken in stable condition to a hospital, and the friend was arrested for investigation of negligently discharging a firearm.

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