The Campbellsport teen accused of shooting an arrow that struck a 7-year-old girl in the back was sentenced Monday to three years probation.
Seventeen-year-old Casey Bennett was convicted of an amended charge of injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, plus an obstruction count for lying to police.
Bennett told authorities he was shooting at squirrels in May when a stray arrow hit 7-year-old Aryanna Schneeberg in the back. Prosecutors say the teen initially denied shooting the arrow, and that he didn't come forward because he was scared.
Schneeberg was playing outside her Campbellsport home. Doctors said she was lucky to be alive after the arrow sliced through her spleen, stomach, diaphragm and lung before stopping at her liver.
The Associated Press contributed to this report
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