BLENDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 4-year-old child has died after being accidentally shot with a pellet gun in western Michigan’s Ottawa County, police said.
The child was shot Friday evening at a home in rural Blendon Township, which is south of Allendale, but Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office provided few details.READ MORE: Beaumont Health, Spectrum Health Plan To Merge, Operate 22 Hospitals
Emergency workers began treating the child at the home, the sheriff’s office said. The child was taken to a Grand Rapids hospital but did not survive.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 172 New COVID-19 Cases, 20 Deaths
Officials didn’t immediately release the child’s name or gender. Information on what led up to the child being shot wasn’t immediately available Saturday.MORE NEWS: Judge Greg Mathis To Build New Community Center, Affordable Housing On Detroit's Westside
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