Aug 31, 2012 at 10:18 am
DASSEL, MN (AP) - An 8-year-old boy is hospitalized at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis after he was hit in the head by a ricocheting bullet.
Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin says his department received a 911 call Thursday afternoon about the injury at a residence near Dassel. The caller said the boy had been accidentally hit when a sibling was firing a handgun.
The West Central Tribune (http://tinyurl.com/8otffak) says the bullet ricocheted off the ground and hit the boy in the head.
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