# Fate of compounds after radioactive decay [duplicate]

Let us say there is a $$\ce{CO2}$$ molecule containing $$\ce{^{14}C}$$ isotope. $$\ce{^{14}C}$$ undergoes decay to form $$\ce{^{14}N}$$. What happens to the molecule?Does it form $$\ce{NO2}$$? How are the electrons and bonds rearranged?