THREE RIVERS (NEWS 3) – A 17-year-old girl from three Rivers is accused of shooting an 11-year-old boy with a BB gun. The boy told police that he was riding his bicycle when a female passenger in a passing vehicle fired the BBs at him. Police found the vehicle at Scidmore Park. Police say the teen was in possession of an "Airsoft" BB gun, which are replicas of actual firearms and shoot 6 mm plastic BBs that can cause serious injury. Under state and federal law, the use of an Airsoft gun in a crime is equivalent to using a firearm. The girl was charged with felonious assault. She is being held at the St. Joseph County Jail.