6-year-old in custody after shooting teacher in Virginia
A 6-year-old boy is in police custody after he shot a teacher at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia, Friday afternoon
the female teacher – who is in her 30s – was shot inside a classroom and added that “this was not an accidental shooting.
The police chief said there was an altercation between the teacher and the student, who had the firearm, and that a single round was fired
Drew, who had earlier said the teacher was in critical condition, said Friday evening her injuries were considered life-threatening but that there was some improvement in the last update
There were no other students involved, the chief said.
“We’ll get the investigation done, there’s questions we’ll want to ask and find out about. I want to know where that firearm came from, what was the situation,” Drew added.
Officials are also looking into any past instances that may have transpired before the shooting