Bullet Hits Dassel Boy 31 Aug 12

An 8-year-old Dassel boy is hospitalized at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis after he was hit in the head by a ricocheting bullet. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call Thursday afternoon about the injury at a residence near Dassel. The caller said the boy had been accidentally hit when a sibling was firing a handgun. The bullet apparently ricocheted off the ground and hit the boy in the head. His current condition is not available.