Girl struck by arrow at California college
A child visiting a college in California is now recovering from injuries she sustained when she accidentally was struck by an arrow on the campus on Tuesday, March 26.
According to UC Berkeley Police Captain Steven Roderick, an eight-year-old girl, Nadine Hairston, was visiting the University of California, Berkeley, on a field trip with her day care classmates when an arrow hit her.
The girl was sitting on a life-sized model of a fin-whale outside the Lawrence Hall of Science when a 20-inch crossbow arrow struck her thigh. Her mother, Alicia Hairston, said she underwent surgery but has recovered from the accident.
Roderick said investigations are currently being conducted regarding the incident and that at the moment specific details like who the shooter was or where the arrow came from are still unclear.
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