Missoula police are investigating an accidental shooting that occurred at about midnight Friday morning in an apartment on Cooper Street in which a 23 year-old man wounded himself in the foot.

Detective Sergeant Travis Welsh says police were called to the emergency room at St. Patrick Hospital and took the report from the victim who said he accidentally shot himself in the rear of his right foot with a small caliber handgun.

No charges have been filed, but an investigation into the shooting continues.

Detective Sergeant Travis Welsh