ALOHA, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say an Oregon man shot and wounded his 16-year-old son while retrieving a handgun.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the boy was taken to a hospital by ambulance Thursday and is expected to survive injuries it describes as serious.

Deputies responded to the home in Aloha at 2:39 a.m., and were told that 38-year-old Brian Matsuo unintentionally shot the boy. Detectives are continuing the investigation and will forward their findings to the district attorney.