Police: Suspect arrested after 15-year-old was critically injured in accidental shooting

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Published: Oct. 22, 2022 at 3:45 PM EDT
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BAY CITY, Mich. (WNEM) - Police have arrested a suspect after a 15-year-old girl was critically injured in an accidental shooting on Saturday.

The Bay City Department of Public Safety said a 15-year-old boy was brought to the Law Enforcement Center by his parents. He was interviewed and then arrested on a charge of Careless or Negligent Use of a Firearm Causing Injury. He has been lodged at the Bay County Juvenile Home.

At 10:22 a.m. on Oct. 22, officers from the Bay City Department of Public Safety responded to the scene on the 200 block of South Sherman Street.

The victim, a Bay City resident, was taken to a local hospital where she remains in critical condition.

Investigators believe that the victim and suspect know each other.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call 989-894-0161 or Crime Stoppers are 1-800-422-JAIL.