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

6.18.14:  Area boy hit by an arrow

 

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 report 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.