Girl shot in the head with an arrow


Cerro Gordo - A girl has been shot in the head with an arrow, the Piatt County Sheriff's Office is investigating.  

The incident happened around 9:00 on Thursday night at a home in rural Cerro Gordo. Local paramedics treated the girl on scene, she was then airlifted to Carle Hospital in Urbana where she underwent surgery.

Wayne Webb, said his sixteen year old granddaughter was struck by a compound bow to the head. He shared with WAND it was hard to believe it. "Never thought in a million years something like this would happen to us. But it did."


Webb also told us she is somewhat stabilized, but they are not out of the woods by any means. He said the incident occurred at a friend's home and was an accident.


Deputies interviewed a man about the archery incident on scene. The sheriff's office continues to investigate.



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