Virginia Grand Jury Indicts Mother Of 6-Year-Old Who Shot Teacher

  • The grand jury was convened in the city of Newport News.
  • The incident occurred Jan. 6 of at Richneck Elementary School. First-grade teacher Abigail Zwerner was injured by a single bullet that went through her hand and into her upper chest. No others were injured.
  • While the child will not face charges due to his age, the issue of how the gun came into his possession remains a sticking point. Taylor legally purchased the firearm.
  • The school board ousted superintendent George Parker III in late January following the episode. Zwerner had asserted that the school administration was repeatedly warned that day that the boy had a gun in his possession.
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