Chattanooga police say a shooting victim has been found near public hunting grounds in Hixson Wednesday night.

Police say a man who was scouting potential hunting spots at Hixson Tract found the victim near the 1200 block of Lower Mill Road.

Police say the victim has been taken to a hospital and is in ‘critical but stable condition.’

Police say the shooting appears to be self-inflicted accidental.

Police say no foul play is suspected at this time.

No names have been released.

Channel 3 has a crew working to learn more.

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