Authorities say teens were playing with gun when 1 was shot

Teen shoots himself by accident.
Posted at 7:07 PM, Jan 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-20 19:07:00-05

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in north Georgia say a teenager was shot in the hip while he and a friend were playing with a gun.

Hall County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Deputy Nicole Bailes told the Gainesville Times that investigators determined two 16-year-old boys were playing with a gun at a Gainesville home Wednesday when the gun accidentally discharged.

One of the teens was taken to a hospital after he showed up at a fire station with a gunshot wound. Bailes said the teen was expected to be released be treated and released from the hospital Wednesday.

Authorities say no one is expected to be charged in the shooting.