Man hit by arrow while walking in garden in Ibaraki
May. 05, 2013 - 03:35PM JST
IBARAKI —A man was struck by an arrow while walking in a garden alongside an archery ground in Inashiki, Ibaraki Prefecture, police said Sunday.
According to police, the incident happened at Potiron no Mori farm which is part of Edosaki Agricultiural Park, at about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. TBS reported that a 33-year-old man was strolling in a garden when an arrow came flying over a fence from the archery ground and struck him in his right arm. The man was taken to hospital but released later Saturday with only minor injuries, police said.
According to park officials, the arrow came from a beginner who was learning the basics of archery.