Man shoots himself cleaning a gun at construction site

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Bonny Oaks

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.

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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.

Chattanooga