North Carolina father charged with felony child abuse after accidentally shooting 14-year-old son
GARNER, N.C. — A North Carolina father has been charged with felony child abuse after police said he accidentally shot his 14-year-old son overnight.
WTVD reported that James Williams Johnson, 45, of Garner, was charged with negligent child abuse causing serious bodily injury.
It happened shortly at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday at 919 Powell Drive.
Police said the 14-year-old was taken to WakeMed where he is undergoing treatment for his injuries.
Police confirmed that the suspect is the father of the injured teen. Officials are still investigating.