American school shooting: 6-year-old student shoots teacher

American school shooting: 6-year-old student shoots teacher, police say

Police took a six-year-old student into custody Friday after a shooting at a Virginia elementary school sent a teacher to the hospital, police and school officials in the city of Newport News said.

Steve Drew

No students were injured at the shooting at Richneck Elementary School, police said in a news release.

The woman has life-threatening injuries, police said.

Jon Burkett, Virginia

The shooting happened Friday afternoon. Police say the shooting was not accidental.

Newport News’ great location and rich history, which begins shortly after the founding of Jamestown, has shaped the city into what it is today. Located on the banks of the Hampton Roads harbor in southeastern Virginia, Newport News is located near Hampton, minutes from Williamsburg and a short drive to Virginia Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. From this central Coastal Virginia location, you can experience ships, history and the great outdoors.

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