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Child Struck with BB May Not Live

Posted June 19, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A 12-year old Charlotte boy could die after being shot in the eye with a BB gun. The boy is in critical and unstable condition.

Police say the boy's friend accidentally shot him Wednesday while they were playing. The BB struck the boy in the eye, then entered his brain.

Police are not revealing the children's names.