Arrow Shot Kills 8-year-old Australian Girl

By Salon Staff
December 31, 2011 12:18PM (UTC)
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SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police say an 8-year-old girl has died from being accidentally shot in the head with an arrow.

A New South Wales state police spokesman says the girl was shot on Dec. 26 near the small town of Manilla in the state's north. She was airlifted to a hospital in Sydney for emergency surgery but died on Friday. They did not release her name.

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Police would not release any details on how the girl was shot but said it was accidental rather than suspicious. Officials do not expect to make any arrests.


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