11-year-old girl rushed to hospital after accidental shooting

JAMESTOWN TOWNSHIP, MICH. - An 11-year-old girl was accidentally shot in the upper body on Saturday, authorities say.

According to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department, around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, girl was accidentally shot on Angling Road. 

Deputies say it appears people in the area were target shooting when a stray bullet missed a backstop and hit the the child in the upper body. 

A family member rushed the girl to St. Mary's Hospital. She was later transferred to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, but in good condition.

Deputies say the incident remains under investigation.

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