2 victims say East Ridge shooting an accident

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East Ridge police officers responding to a shooting call on Frawley Road encountered the two victims driving themselves to the hospital Sunday.

Capt. Tim Mullinax with the East Ridge Police Department said the two, whose identities were not immediately released, told the officers the shooting was an accident and they were trying to get to the hospital.

Mullinax said EMS and firefighters came to the scene and the two were taken to Erlanger.

He said detectives were sent to the hospital to follow up with the pair.

This is a developing story.