Matthew Lickona 11:11 a.m., May 23
Ensenada police officer accidentally shoots self in head
Officer allegedly kills himself while playing with gun off-duty
Police officers were called to the scene of an accidental shooting in Ensenada on Monday, January 21st, slightly after midnight. When officers arrived at the private residence they found an off-duty municipal police officer, Fernando Enciso Contreras, dead with a gunshot wound to the head.
Two witnesses at the home, one whom is also a police officer and owner of the residence, claim that the victim pulled the gun playfully from his pants and accidentally discharged it aiming at his head.
Baja state police and prosecutors are investigating the case as a possible homicide.