Father blows off finger teaching lesson

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. Authorities responded to reports of a possible shooting in the 22900 block of Calvert Street just before 10:45 p.m. Police and firefighters arrived to find a window blown out.

Police said the man put gunpowder into a fake weapon, which then blew up. His son suffered minor face injuries and may have suffered a loss of hearing. Both he and his father were taken to a local hospital.

The bomb squad was called out to search the home, but nothing else was found.

City News Service contributed to this story.

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