June 6, 2023

Virginia Teacher Shot By 6-Year-Old Student Identified

Sources have recognized the trainer shot by a 6-year-old pupil in her Newport Information, Virginia classroom as Abby Zwerner

WKTR studies that Zwerner is a first-grade trainer on the Richneck Elementary College. Police say Zwerner, who’s in her 30s, was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Heart and is listed in crucial situation. 

Newport Information Police Chief Steve Drew mentioned the capturing occurred Friday at round 2 p.m. after an altercation between the scholar and trainer. The boy was taken into custody, and police are working to find out how the kid obtained the handgun.

Fox3 reported {that a} grandmother of considered one of Zwerner’s college students acknowledged {that a} pupil introduced “bright gold bullets” to highschool final week, nevertheless it’s unclear if its the identical pupil that’s in custody.

The investigation into the capturing stays ongoing. 

Richneck Elementary College serves about 550 college students in grades kindergarten by means of fifth. No different college students had been injured throughout the incident.