A 15-year-old Flat Rock boy remained in T.C. Thompson Children`s Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. Friday after he was accidentally shot Thursday afternoon.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Chuck Phillips said the accident happened at a home on County Road 127, near DeKalb County.

Phillips said the teenager was shot in the chest. He said the boy, whose name was not released due to his age, remained in the hospital Friday in critical condition.  No Charges are expected to be filed.