WALLER COUNTY, Texas -- A Houston teenwas accidentally shot by his father in a hunting accident Wednesday.

Officials say the incident happened around 6:45 p.m., just north of Hempstead in Waller County.

The 15-year-old victim was airlifted to Memorial HermannHospitalwhere hewas last reportedin stable condition. He will need surgery on his leg.

The father owns the land where the pair was deer hunting in northern Waller County.

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