Six-year-old Shooter's Fate Now In the Hands of Prosecutor

Posted on AllSides February 22nd, 2023
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The Newport News police chief announced Tuesday that the criminal investigation into the shooting of a first grade teacher by her 6-year-old student has concluded, according to The Associated Press. Now, the local prosecutor will determine whether the child will be charged in the incident. Reports say the boy brought his mothers 9mm handgun to Richneck Elementary and shot his teacher, Abigail Zwerner, who sustained serious injuries. Authorities say the firearm was purchased legally and the boy’s parents said the weapon was secured on a top shelf of his mother’s...

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