A teenager was accidentally shot in Alexander County, according to deputies.
The boy was getting airlifted to a hospital. The accident happened before 5 p.m. Thursday.
Officials said the boy was target-shooting with friends when it is believed a friend accidentally shot the 14-year-old in the abdomen. The injuries were described as serious. Deputies said he was shot with a shotgun.
The incident happened on Daniels Lumber Road in the Sugarloaf community of Alexander County.