PASQUOTANK COUNTY, N.C. (WVEC) -- A man died Sunday after his 4-year-old grandson accidentally shot him with a rifle.

The Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office said that Danny Robin Patrick, 57, of Grady Street, Elizabeth City, N.C. was with his grandson on South Desert Road, off Sandy Road, when the shooting happened.

Perquimans County Communications contacted Pasquotank County about the incident which took place near the Perquimans-Pasquotank line.