NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man accidentally shot himself early Friday evening while he was cleaning his gun.

It happened in the 300 block of McArthur Drive off Anderson Lane in Madison.

The man, whose identity has not been released, was hit in his chest and transported to a nearby hospital. It’s unclear what the man’s condition is at this time.Stay with News 2 and refresh this page for updates.