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Teen playing 'dodging arrows' game shot in head, killed

CHAPMAN, WV – A West Virginia middle school student was killed in a bow-and-arrow accident over the weekend.

State Police say 15-year-old Caleb Fairchild and two other juveniles were playing a game where they were dodging arrows shot from a compound bow when an arrow may have gone astray and struck Fairchild in the head.

"In the front yard they would take turns," West Virginia State Police Trooper Randall Holden said. "One of them would actually run across the yard, while another one would shoot the bow."

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