James Williams Johnson, 45, of Garner, was charged with negligent child abuse causing serious bodily injury.
The 14yo victim was transported to Wake Med where he is undergoing treatment for his injury. The suspect is the father of the victim juvenile. https://t.co/Z6Vk0wYfPD— Garner Police (@GarnerPolice) February 16, 2019
It happened shortly before 12:31 a.m. Saturday morning at 919 Powell Drive.
Court documents say Williams was "playing around" when he pointed and fired the gun at his son.
The 14-year-old was transported to WakeMed where he is undergoing treatment for his injuries, police said.
Police confirmed that the suspect is the father of the injured teen.
The incident is still under investigation.