A Salt Lake man was in serious condition Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in the stomach.

Chris Snedaker, 22, had just finished cleaning his .25 caliber semi-automatic pistol just after noon Wednesday inside his apartment at 303 S. 1300 East when the accident occurred.Salt Lake police said the man put the weapon inside a belt holster when it discharged, the bullet striking him in the abdomen.

The victim was taken to University Hospital and treated for the gunshot wound.