Clown scared off after man fires gun into air in California: police

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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — A California man scared off a clown by shooting a gun into the air in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Two people dressed as clowns were riding their bikes near McBean Parkway at Arroya Par Drive, according to KTLA. One clown then decided to approach a man.

When the man saw the masked person moving toward him, he produced a handgun and fired it once in the air. The clown fled the area by foot, police said.

Los Angeles Sheriffs Department talked to the man who shot the gun, but are still looking for the two individuals who were dressed as clowns, KTLA reported.