Chaska teen's death by arrow an 'accident'

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Spencer Swanson, 16, of Chaska, died Monday night from injuries sustained from an arrow accidentally shot into his head Saturday, according to the Star Tribune.
Swanson was riding a bike when an unnamed friend accidentally shot him in the head with an aluminum shaft arrow, reports Fox News.
Swanson was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center on Saturday after the incident, where he died Monday night, the Star Tribune reports.
The boy has not yet been charged in the incident, and it is unclear whether he will be, reports Fox News. Fox News also reports the use of drugs and alcohol were not present in the case.
Fox News reports the boys were close friends who lived near each other. According to the Star Tribune, the incident occurred near their homes in Chaska.
According to the Star Tribune, Swanson attended the Integrated Arts Academy in Chaska, where he was a junior.
Brett Johnson, spokesman for Eastern Carver County Schools tells the Star Tribune grief counselors will be available for the students close to Swanson.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family," Johnson said, as reported in the Star Tribune. "It's a tragic day for students."
According to Fox News, an investigation of the incident is ongoing.

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