Police said a teenager accidentally shot a dog in Wheaton, Maryland Thursday afternoon.
Montgomery County Police said the incident happened around 1 p.m. in the 12000 block of Bluhill Road.
The dog survived the injury and is reportedly at a local vet discharge clinic.
The teen was handling the gun inside a home when it went off and hit the dog, according to police.
Police officers are investigating to see if any adults were in the home at the time and whether any laws were broken.