The Madison Police Department is investigating a shooting early this morning in the 500 block of Adams Avenue in downtown Madison.

The shooting victim has not been identified.

The shooting occurred at 2:24 a.m., according to a report issued by Police Chief Dan Thurston.

"The single gunshot appears to have been self-inflicted and possibly accidental," Thurston said in the report.

The victim is listed in critical condition at the University of Louisville Hospital.

Adams Avenue, where the shooting happened, is between First and Second streets and East Street and St. Michaels Avenue.