A crossbow

Woman shoots elderly acquaintance with an arrow


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Natsumi Mizusawa, 28, from Nagano, Japan, reportedly shot an elderly acquaintance with a crossbow Monday. The man, in his 70s, was heading to Mizusawa’s apartment when he was shot in his right arm. After being shot, the man fled in his car and received medical treatment. 

Tuesday Mizusawa was taken into custody for attempted murder.  Police are now investigating their relationship and the incident. The man is allegedly an acquaintance of Mizusawa’s and had given advanced notice of visiting the day he was shot.

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