Child shot with pellet gun flown to hospital

Darke County Sheriff's cruiser (WDTN Photo)
Darke County Sheriff's cruiser (WDTN Photo)

ANSONIA, Ohio (WDTN) – A child was flown to the hospital Thursday night after getting shot by a pellet gun.

The Careflight helicopter was sent to scene around 8:15 p.m. to the 600 block of Canal Street in Ansonia.

Dispatchers say the 4-year-old was accidentally shot, but are still investigating the circumstances.

No word on the child’s condition. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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