A 7-year-old boy is in the hospital after authorities say a family member shot the child with a semi-automatic BB gun.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday at a home on Marie Edna at Margi in North Harris County.

Investigators said one of the boy's family members was playing with the BB gun when it discharged.

The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was being prepped for surgery.

Investigators have not released any other details regarding this shooting. Deputies have not released the boy's name, nor his condition.