Ooltewah man shoots self in foot while cleaning gun
Hamilton County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating an accidental shooting in Ooltewah Wednesday afternoon.
It happened around 1:30 pm in the 9700 block of Snow Hill Road.
HCSO spokesperson Matt Lea says a man was cleaning his gun when it fired and hit his foot.
The man was taken to a local hospital. His injury is not life threatening.
Lea says detectives are following up on the incident, but says all evidence points to an accident.
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