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The victim, an 11-year-old boy whose name was not released because of his age, was struck in the left wrist by a .22 caliber bullet riding the Old No. 2 Logging Co. Log Flume at the park, police said. [Police spokesman] Winton said it appeared that someone fired the shotgun from outside the theme park and the bullet hit the child as it was falling. Winton said the bullet came from a gun that was fired at an angle.The bullet, which did not fully penetrate the child's wrist, had slowed down significantly from the speed at which it was fired, Winton said.[1]

 [1] Associated Press, Boy Hit by Stray Bullet on Arkansas Log Flume, Police Say, Fox News, September 5, 2006. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,212231,00.html