Man shoots himself cleaning a gun at construction site
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – One man was hurt this one in a shooting at a construction site in northeast Chattanooga.
Police and an EMS unit arrived in the 4800 Block of Bonny Oaks around 10:30 on a report of an accidental shooting and found the man with a wound to one hand.
Investigators report that the worker was cleaning a weapon in his vehicle when the gun went off and struck him.
Police on the scene told us the bullet was a hollow point and did a lot of damage to the hand.
He was transported to a local hospital.
His condition is not known.