A juvenile was hospitalized Friday night after an accidental shooting according to Winterville police.
Police were called to a neighborhood near Hillcrest Park in Winterville around 8:45 p.m. Friday.
Police say some juveniles found a gun in a ditch days before the incident, then they were playing with the gun in a home when the weapon accidentally discharged.
The shooting is still under investigation. Officers say the juvenile received non-life threatening injuries. The names of the juveniles involved are not being released.