LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. (WLS) -- A teenager is being credited with helping save his father's life after an accidental shooting in LaPorte County, Indiana.
Valparaiso resident Vincent Fischer and his 14-year-old son were hunting at the Kingsbury Fish & Wildlife Area Sunday morning, when Fischer tried to place his pistol in a holster and it instead fired into his right leg.
Fischer's son immediately used a belt to create a tourniquet and called 911, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Fischer is now stable and he's expected to recover.
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the incident.
Boy, 14, helps save father's life after accidental shooting while hunting in northwest Indiana