Ormond Beach Police say the man who suffered a gunshot wound while in his home on Garden Lane around 2 a.m. Thursday morning, accidentally shot himself.
The victim has been identified as Tyler Dunagan, 22.
Dunagan was taken to Halifax Hospital with life-threatening injuries, but has since been upgraded to stable condition.
Detectives interviewed Dunagan who said he was attempting to fix a defect on his hunting rifle, when it accidentally discharged. The shooting remains under investigation and there are no charges at this time.