Liberty teen hit in the head with an arrow

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The teen's friend called 911 and said the arrow was in his friend's head, right between his eyes

LIBERTY, Ohio (WKBN) – A teenage boy hit in the head by an arrow in Liberty is recovering. Investigators say the arrow fractured his skull.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday on Liberty Colonial Drive.

The teen’s friend called 911 and said the arrow was in his friend’s head, right between his eyes.

The 15-year-old was taken to the hospital.

Police say the victim and two other teenagers were at a garage on Liberty Colonial Drive where. They say a teenage girl picked up the bow which led to the other teen getting hurt.

“I don’t know if they were looking at it, playing with it or what they were doing, and I don’t think she was aware of how to hold it, and what happened was it was discharged and struck the young man in the head,” said Liberty Twp. Police Chief Toby Meloro.

Meloro says it appears to be an accident, but the investigation is still open.

They will send their findings to the prosecutor’s office to see if anyone should face a criminal charge.

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