PACIFICA, CA – A man killed in what appears to be an accidental shooting in Pacifica over the weekend has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office and police as 23-year-old Alex Taysom.
The shooting was reported at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday at a home in the 700 block of Big Bend Drive and officers arrived to find Taysom, a Pacifica resident, dead inside the home. Police tell Patch that they believe the man accidentally shot himself.
"Based on our preliminary investigation, this appears to be a case in which the victim, 23 year-old Pacifica resident Alex Taysom suffered an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head," Capt. Joe Spanheimer said.
So far, investigators have not found any signs of foul play, police said.
– Bay City News Service contributed to this report / Patch file photo by Renee SchiavoneSubscribe
Source : https://patch.com/california/pacifica/pacifica-shooting-victim-idd-incident-believed-accidental-police-say