Holland police: Girl, 9, struck in head by arrow

West Michigan girl, 9, accidentally hit in head by arrow fired by boy, 10, in Holland
Posted on June 17, 2014 at 4:17 p.m.

HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan authorities say a 9-year-old girl was wounded when a 10-year-old boy accidentally shot her in the head with an arrow.

Police in Holland tell The Grand Rapids Press (http://bit.ly/SRMtuz ) that the accident happened about noon Tuesday. The newspaper says that the boy was playing with a bow and arrow and fired into the air.

Police say the arrow hit the girl in the head. She was taken to Holland Hospital for stitches, then released.

Information from: The Grand Rapids Press, http://www.mlive.com/grand-rapids

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