Huntsville police said a private security officer shot himself accidentally in a restaurant parking lot Monday morning.
Police responded to a shooting call at Zaxby's near University Drive and North Memorial Parkway around 11:30 a.m.
Police said the private security officer -- who was not affiliated with the restaurant -- was unloading his weapon and shot himself in the hand.
He was taken to an area hospital and is expected to recover, police said.
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