Walton County Sheriff's deputies investigating after teenager shot

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Sheriff's officials are investigating after a teen was shot in Walton County Monday night.

They say it happened just before 5 p.m. on Josephene Street in DeFuniak Springs.

They say the 16-year-old was shot in both legs while standing near a vehicle with a group.

Officials say they do not know who fired the shot at this time.

The victim was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities believe it may have been an accidental shooting.

Anyone with any information is urged to call the Walton County Sheriff's Office or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers.