A 28-year-old man accidentally shot himself Friday afternoon in Long Beach, but his injury was not life-threatening.

Police and firefighters were sent to the 3100 block of 64th Street, near Obispo Avenue, about 5:20 p.m., according to Lt. James Richardson of the Long Beach Police Department.

The man, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower extremities, said he accidentally shot himself. His name was not released, but the local news website the Long Beach Post reported that he is 28 years old.

He was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

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