A teenager is recovering after deputies say he was shot Sunday afternoon.
Deputies say they got a call around 2:00 p.m. to an accidental shooting at 182 Bayside Drive in Chocowinity. They found a 13-year-old had been shot in the torso.
The teen was taken to Pitt County Memorial Hospital where he was in stable condition Monday afternoon.
A .22 caliber rifle was collected by deputies at the scene and their investigation into the shooting is continuing.