Girl shot in head by arrow

On 10-10-13, the Piatt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report that a juvenile female had been shot with an arrow to the head.  Responding deputies found the female subject receiving medical aid from a nurse on scene and Fire/ Rescue personnel.  Local EMTs, Decatur Ambulance personnel, and Air Life paramedics treated the female subject on scene.  The female was flown to Carle Hospital, Urbana, IL, where she underwent surgery for her injuries.  The Piatt County Sheriff’s Office conducted a preliminary investigation on scene, interviewing an adult male subject with regard to this archery incident.  The investigation will continue.  Names are being withheld until the investigation is completed.  No further information is available.


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