10-year-old's eye shot out by BB

Dayton police and medics responded just before 12:15 p.m. to the Northland Village Apartments in the 1400 block of Gant Drive near Needmore Road and North Dixie Drive.

Barbara Bennett said her grandson was playing with an 11-year-old boy, shooting at bottles with a BB gun. One of the BBs fired by the other boy ricocheted and struck her grandson in the eye. Bennett said as a result, her grandson has lost his left eye. She said he was in surgery Sunday at Miami Valley Hospital, where Bennett said he is recovering.

Police said there was no crime involved and no charges would be filed.

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