Chattanooga police say one person is expected to recover after an accidental shooting in Chattanooga.

It happened around 11:40 p.m. on the 2300 block of Shallowford Village Drive, near the Sleep Inn Hotel.

Officials say preliminary reports show the gunshot was self-inflicted, but it's not clear why the gun went off.

Police say the victim was transported to the hospital as a precaution but is expected to be okay.

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