El Centro Police responded to the report of a gunshot shortly after noon on Friday.
A resident of an apartment in the 2100 block of North 10th Street reported hearing a gunshot and seeing a hole in his ceiling. Investigating officers were able to determine that an off-duty California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officer in the apartment immediately above had negligently discharged a firearm. There was a hole in the ceiling and a wall of the downstairs apartment but no one was injured. The incident remains under investigation.