NORTH ST. LOUIS ( -- A man is in critical condition after being shot in the Ville neighborhood overnight. 

According to police, a man was cleaning his gun in the 4200 block of North Market when it went off around 2 a.m. The bullet struck another man who was nearby in the stomach. 

No additional information has been released. The investigation is ongoing. 

News 4 will update the story as more information becomes available. 

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