State Police said Sunday that a 14-year-old boy, whose father accidentally shot him in the face, remained in stable condition.

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State Police said the boy was shot Saturday while he and his father, both of Greenwich Township, were hunting in Stow Creek Township.

The boy was struck with a pellet of buckshot fired from a 12-gauge shotgun and was taken to Christiana Hospital.

State Police placed the N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife in charge of the investigation, but said no charges have been filed.

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