Ashtabula man charged after girl injured at his fireworks display

ASHTABULA, OH (WOIO) - Donald Meola appeared in Ashtabula Muni Court Thursday afternoon, after a young girl was injured in his 4th of July fireworks display. Police say Meola faces two misdeamnor charges.

The nine-year-old girl was standing in the 2100 block of West 10th Street Monday evening, when a piece of a falling firework hit her in the face. The victim was struck just below the left eye, causing serious injury.

Meola is very upset the child was hurt.

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