A 15-year old youth from North Perth faces charges after shooting another teen.

Perth County OPP says a group of young people was playing with firearms in a field in North Perth on Saturday.

A 14-year old was shot and taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police have charged the 15-year old with Careless Use of a Firearm, Prohibited Device, or Ammunition Contrary to the Criminal Code.

The teen cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.