CARSON, Calif. --A 13-year-old boy was killed when the gun he and a friend were playing with went off in Carson on Thursday.Police said Christian Madrigal and his friend had been playing video games at a home in the 21400 block of Orrick Avenue at about 2:40 p.m. The boys somehow got into a locked gun cabinet inside the home and got out a gun.
Detectives said the gun went off accidentally, hitting the boy. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
An autopsy is pending on Friday.