CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A Clarksville man was accidentally shot on Tuesday afternoon on Caldwell Lane, according to police.

Police responded to a call for a shooting in progress at 208 Caldwell Dr. around 2 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a 20-year-old man outside with a gunshot wound to his upper right chest area.

It was determined that the man had been accidentally shot by Dwight Seay. Seay was holding a .22 caliber handgun, accidently shot it and the bullet struck the victim walking outside.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a Nashville hospital. Police said the victim was conscious, alert and talking when transported.

Seay was charged with reckless endangerment and booked into the Montgomery County Jail on a $10,000 bond. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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