6-year-old Shoots Teacher at Virginia Elementary School!

6-year-old Shoots Teacher: Police took a 6-year-old boy into custody after he shot a teacher at Newport News, Virginia’s Richneck Elementary School on Friday afternoon, Police Chief Steve Drew said at a news conference.

Drew said, “The person is a student who is 6 years old.” “We’ve talked to our commonwealth attorney and a few other groups to help us figure out how to help this young man best.” Drew said that the female teacher was shot in her classroom and that “this was not a mistake.”

The police chief said that the teacher and the student, who had the gun, got into an argument, and that one shot was fired. He also said that no other students took part. Authorities and the public school district in Newport News did not say who the teacher or student was who shot someone.

But Abby Zwerner was named as the teacher by her old school, James Madison University. In a statement posted on the school’s official Facebook page, university President Jonathan R. Alger said, “All of us at James Madison University are deeply saddened by the tragic shooting of JMU alumna Abby Zwerner.

JMU is ready to help those affected by this situation now and in the coming weeks,” the statement said. The staff directory at Richneck Elementary School says that Zwerner is a first-grade teacher.

Teacher in Stable Condition, Police Say

6-year-old Shoots Teacher at Virginia Elementary School!
6-year-old Shoots Teacher at Virginia Elementary School!

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The Newport News Police Department said in a statement on Saturday that the teacher had gotten better and was now in stable condition. They also said that the chief had met with her and her family.

Police said, “Chief Drew asked that you keep her in your thoughts and prayers.” A day earlier, the chief said that the teacher’s injuries were so bad that they could kill her.

Police say that an investigation is still going on. “We’ll do the investigation. There are things we want to know and questions we want to ask. Drew said at a news conference on Friday, “I want to know where that gun came from and what was going on.

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Impossible To Wrap Our Minds Around

Mayor Phillip D. Jones of Newport News said on Saturday that the police were working to answer questions that people have had since the shooting. “It’s hard to believe that a 6-year-old first-grader brought a loaded handgun to school and shot a teacher,” the mayor said in a statement posted on Twitter.

Authorities are working hard to find out how this happened, which is the question we’re all asking.” “As we continue to figure out what happened, we are also making sure that the child gets the help and support he needs,” Jones said.

During Friday’s news conference, Dr. George Parker, the superintendent of Newport News Public Schools, said he was saddened by the shooting and asked the community to take better steps to keep guns away from children.

I’m shocked and upset,” Parker said at a news conference on Friday. “We need to teach our kids and keep them safe,” he said. “We need the community’s support, and it needs to be ongoing,” the superintendent said.

We need to keep guns out of the hands of our young people, and I know I sound like a broken record, but I’ll say it again: we need to keep guns out of the hands of our young people.” Parker also said that officials are looking into what might have happened in the past that might have led up to the shooting.

Elementary School Closed Monday and Tuesday

Principal Briana Foster Newton said in a statement that the elementary school will be closed on Monday and Tuesday to give the community “time to heal.” She also said that families will be told if the closure is extended.

My heart hurts for the people at our school,” the principal said. “I’m still thinking about and praying for our seriously hurt teacher, as well as for our students and staff who are dealing with the aftermath of this tragedy.

In a separate statement, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin said that his government was ready to help in any way possible in response to the shooting. The governor said Friday, “I will continue to keep an eye on the situation and pray for the safety of all the students and the community.

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