Authorities report a New Ulm man suffered serious injuries after reporting that he accidentally shot himself on Sunday morning.

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office reports 26-year old Andrew Timothy Wong was found seated in his car near the intersection of Highway 22 and County Road 90 around 9:20 a.m. Wong told first responders he was attempting to drive himself to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself at a park while looking at a friend’s gun. 

He was treated at the scene and later airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

Wong remains in serious, but stable condition.

The incident remains under investigation.