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Man Charged After Shooting Woman In Face With Crossbow

CROSS COUNTY, Ark (localmemphis.com) - A Cross County, Arkansas man was arrested after he shot a woman in the face with a crossbow.

According to the Cross County Sheriff's Office, 34-year-old Joseph Avellino is charged with first-degree battery and three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

Deputies were called to a house on County Road 727 Monday afternoon, just before 4:30.  When deputies arrived, the victim was already on her way to the hospital.

A bond will be set for Avellino Tuesday in Court.

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