Teen in critical condition after accidental shooting

Memphis police tell FOX13 a teenager accidentally shot himself and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

It happened just before noon in the 300 Block of Gaston.

When police got to the house, a man told them that as he was approaching his house he heard 2 gunshots from inside.

The man's son opened the door and said he had shot himself.

The man started to take his son to the hospital when he spotted a fireman.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police say this is an ongoing investigation, but the injuries appear to be accidental.