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11-year-old hospitalized following accidental shooting

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JAMESTOWN TWP., Mich. — The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after an 11-year-old was accidentally shot Saturday.

It happened in the 1400 block of Angling Road around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Deputies say it appears people in the area were target shooting when a stray bullet missed a backstop and struck the 11-year-old in the upper body.

A family member rushed the child to St. Mary’s hospital but the child was later transferred to Helen DeVos Children’s hospital in good condition.

The incident remains under investigation.

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