November 18, 2013 10:21 am -

A friend of the victim was showing him his gun when it accidentally went off.

He was discovered bleeding on the front lawn, and severely wounded from a bullet hole in the upper part of his torso, Lt. Mike Hastings of San Diego police told Fox.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries.

The victim’s name has not yet been identified as officials are waiting for approval from his family.