An east bench man was injured when he shot himself in the neck Monday.

Officers are investigating the incident as an accidental shooting, said Salt Lake Police Lt. Sandra Urry.Dale Yonker, 38, was in the basement of his home, 1471 E. Roosevelt Ave. (1455 South), when he fired the gun about 5:15 p.m., she said.

Paramedics transported the man to University Hospital, where he was listed in fair and satisfactory condition.

Police are still investigating details surrounding the shooting. It was unclear who called police, or if anyone else was present.