He is fighting for his life after being accidentally shot by JJ, but the situation regarding Theo's condition will result in some devastating news for his family on the Thursday, Nov. 16 episode of "Days of Our Lives."

After trying to find out who the DiMera Saboteur was, Theo (Kyler Pettis) was shot when JJ (Casey Moss) was trying to chase down the person who was responsible for a break-in at the docks. Since then on the NBC soap, Theo has been taken to the hospital and brought in for an emergency surgery with Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) and Val (Vanessa Williams), who regretted to inform Abe (James Reynolds) and Lani (Sal Stowers) previously that the bullet was lodged very close to his heart, making the procedure to extract it even more complicated.

The teen's family has since been waiting for news and conflicted about their relationship with the Hortons now because of what JJ did. Abe has already warned Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) that is Theo does not make it out of this situation, the former friendship and kind relationship between their families would officially be over. Away from the hospital, since he isn't allowed to go there and be near Theo or his family during the investigation into the shooting, JJ has been a mess, because he can't believe he wound up shooting someone who means so much to his family.

However, with tensions already high, they may get even higher, as Kayla and Val will exit the surgery and deliver news that is very disheartening to Abe and Lani. Though Theo should make it out alive, there could be some extensive damage that he has suffered that may wind up effecting his quality of life. There could also be a situation where it did become too dangerous to remove the bullet, and they were forced to leave it in because extricating it could have killed him.

However, Theo could also have done well during the surgery, but there may have been unexpected complications, ones that could result in his being in a coma for some time, or hospitalized for a while. If that is the case, while he won't die, it still won't be good news for JJ and his family.

"Days of Our Lives" airs weekdays on NBC.

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Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) delivers upsetting news to Theo's (Kyler Pettis) family on the Nov. 16, 2017 episode of "Days of Our Lives." NBC