A 6-year-old first grader is in police custody after shooting and injuring a teacher Friday afternoon inside an elementary school classroom in Newport News, Virginia. newport news police departmentNo students were harmed, the police department said in a statement.
A student shot a teacher with a handgun during an argument. According to Newport News Police Chief Steve Drew, “the gunshot was not an accident.” Associated Press report.
The teacher, a woman in her 30s who has not been named, was seriously injured and taken to a nearby hospital, where she “has improved somewhat with the last update we got,” Drew said Friday night. Told. CNN.
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The boy’s identity has not been revealed due to his age, and it is not yet clear how he came to possess a weapon. NBC News.
https://www.deseret.com/u-s-world/2023/1/6/23543412/6-year-old-shoots-teacher-at-virginia-elementary-school Six-year-old boy shoots teacher at Virginia Elementary School