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Boy shot in head with speargun

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May 28, 2004
..."An 11-year-old boy picked up a speargun while helping a group of people load various items into a vehicle," the police spokesman said.

"The spear discharged, and a 12-year-old boy among the group was struck in the head." ...

You got to to follow that first rule of keeping loaded guns in the water -and unload them before pulling them out. :ycard

I hope the kid is okay, chances look good.

Full story here: http://www.cdnn.info/safety/s041120/s041120.html
The local news said that he was hit behind the ear and that the 3 prongs didn't penetrate the skull, so he should be fine. Damn lucky though.
The barb actually penetrated the boys skull , but not his brain and it was a barbed spear not a 3 prong.
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