The Sheriff's Office reported that a man accidentally shot himself in the leg at an Ooltewah residence on Friday night.
At approximately 6 p.m., Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies, along with Emergency Medical Service personnel, responded to the 8500 block of Streamside Drive on a report of an accidental shooting.
Upon arriving, the victim was found to have suffered what appeared to be an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg.
The victim was transported to a local hospital. The injury is not considered to be life threatening.