A Killeen man was in the hospital Sunday after police say he shot himself below the belt.

KWTX's Tianna Jenkins reports that the accidental shooting occurred in the 4200 block of Mildred Avenue. Police responded to the scene around 7:22 PM and found a man sitting outside a home with a gunshot wound below the waist. Police say the shooting was the result of an accidental discharge.

The victim was transported to to Carl  R. Darnell Army Medical Center, where was reportedly in stable condition.