A shocking case of firing has come to light from the US state of Virginia. Here a 6 year old child shot the teacher inside the class. The teacher is a woman and her age is around 30 years. At present he has been admitted to the hospital. The child has been sent to police custody.
Shot fired after a dispute in a crowded class
The incident happened at Rickneck Elementary School on Saturday. At that time the teacher and the child were alone in the class. Police Chief Steve Drew told the press conference that it was not an accident. The child intentionally fired at the woman. He did this because of a dispute with the teacher in front of the whole class. At present, the advice of lawyers is being taken to handle the case.
Teacher’s condition critical
Drew told that the condition of the woman is critical. The injury he has received due to the bullet can prove to be fatal. However, his condition is likely to improve. Drew told- The last update we received shows that the condition of the woman is improving. No child was injured in the firing.
panic among school children
There is an atmosphere of panic in the school after the firing. Police said no other children were involved in the incident. Right now this matter is being investigated. Only after the investigation is over, it can be told from where the child got the gun and how he brought it to the school. Rickneck Elementary School will be closed until Monday.
It is necessary to make children aware for safety
Drew said- The biggest thing at this time is that all the children are safe. This is our priority. Newport News Public School Superintendent Dr. George Parker said – I am shocked by this incident. We have to ensure that weapons do not fall into the hands of children and youth.
US school shootings on the rise
The cases of open firing are continuously increasing in America. Earlier in October 2022, there was a firing during a school football match at Ohio State. 3 people died in this. This match was being played between 2 school teams.
At the same time, in May 2022, an 18-year-old youth fired indiscriminately at Robb Elementary School in Yuvalde, Texas. 19 students and 2 teachers were killed in this attack. Thirteen children, staff members of the school and some policemen were also injured in the firing. The assailant also shot his grandmother before firing at the school.