Six-Year-Old Boy Shoots Virginia Elementary Teacher

CBS News reports:

A 6-year-old student shot a teacher during an altercation at a Virginia elementary school on Friday, police said. No students were injured in the incident at Richneck Elementary School, Newport News police said in a statement.

“This was not an accidental shooting,” Police Chief Steve Drew told reporters during an evening press conference. The boy was taken into custody, Drew said. He said a handgun was used in the altercation.

The chief said the teacher suffered what he described as a life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital. The woman, who the chief said was in her 30s, was shot in a classroom at the school, Drew said.

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