COLTON, Calif. (AP) — An off-obligation Colton police officer has died after accidentally shooting himself, authorities said Friday.
Lorenzo Morgan, 29, of Apple Valley, referred to as 911 on Thursday afternoon and was stumbled on inner his automobile on Nationwide Trails Motorway in Oro Grande, an unincorporated neighborhood northeast of Los Angeles in the Mojave Wasteland, per a assertion from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
He died at a sanatorium.
“No atrocious play is suspected in the shooting and it is believed this was a tragic accident,” the Sheriff’s Department assertion said.
Colton is a San Bernardino suburb about 40 miles south of Oro Grande.
Morgan graduated from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Academy in 2019 and had executed his self-discipline coaching on the Colton Police Department in Could per chance per chance well simply, the Police Department said in a Facebook posting.
Morgan “was a beloved father, friend, colleague, and a caring officer who loved working for the Colton Community,” the division said. “He’s survived by his mother and father, fiancée, son and shortly-to-be-born son.”
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