ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) – One person was transported to an area hospital after an accidental shooting in Elizabethton Saturday afternoon.

Authorities in Carter County tell News Channel 11 deputies responded to a home in the 500 block of Laurel Road around 3:00PM Saturday.

One person was found suffering from an accidental gunshot wound. The extent of the victim’s injuries are not known at this time.Copyright 2016 WJHL. All rights reserved.