Officials in Southern Kentucky are calling it a terrible accident, a teenager, accidentally shot by his friend, with one of their parents guns.
It happened in Canada Town in Whitley County Wednesday afternoon.
Police say a 14 and 15-year old were playing together, when one accidentally shot the other in the stomach.
The teen was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, where he underwent surgery and is in critical condition.
No charges are expected to be filed in the incident, but officials stress this is yet another example of the importance of stressing gun safety to children.