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Girl hospitalized after BB gun shooting

January 5, 2018

A young girl was taken to a hospital Thursday after being shot in the eye with a BB gun by another child, probably a younger relative, police said.

Police were called around at 3:20 p.m. to a home on Ricker Road.

Steve Stone, public information officer for the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, said the girl was unconscious. He did not know her condition. The incident is considered an accident, he said.

Stone said he did not know if the accident occurred inside or outside the home.