SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah police say a shooting incident that hospitalized a 15-year-old boy was an accident.
The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/w5ytDZ) the teen was accidentally shot when a handgun his father was preparing to put away discharged.
West Jordan police spokesman Ian Adams says the preliminary investigation indicates the shooting occurred at the family's home.
The boy was taken by a medical helicopter to Primary Children's Medical Center.
The boy's name was not released.
Police say he was last listed in critical but stable condition.