A special grand jury will investigate to determine if any other indictments should be decided
The mother of the was charged 6 year old who shot her teacher in Virginia last January, seriously wounding her. 25-year-old Deja Taylor was accused of negligence of her son and of irresponsibly storing her gun, which she had bought legally and which the child could easily find and use. The woman faces up to 6 years in prison.
Furthermore, a grand jury will be convened to continue the investigation and address the “security issues” raised by the affair, in relation to the possible responsibility on the part of the school’s leaders, who would not have acted when it emerged, even before the shooting, that the boy had brought a weapon. “The safety of Newport News students is of the utmost importance, a special grand jury will investigate to determine if any other indictments should be decided“explained the prosecutor, Howard Gwynn.
Abigail Zwerner, the teacher of Richneck Elementary School injured by the little boy, sued the school, asking 40 million in compensationaccusing the former principal, the former vice principal and the former school superintendent of not intervening despite having been informed on repeated occasions that the boy had a weapon and had made threats against the teacher.