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Posted on: December 14, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Two juveniles charged for shooting at Maury High School

NORFOLK, Va. (NPD) – Norfolk detectives have charged two juveniles in connection with a shooting that occurred inside Maury High School.

On Friday, December 13th, police responded to Maury High School after a 17-year-old student sustained a gunshot wound to the hand. The student’s teacher was made aware of the injury and the student was referred to the school nurse’s office. The school was placed on lock-down while police investigated the incident.

The juvenile was taken to the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters with non-life-threatening injuries.

There were no other injuries reported.

During the investigation, detectives determined that the student was in possession of a handgun which accidentally discharged.

While investigating the shooting, detectives discovered that another student who was 16 years old had possession of the firearm after the accidental shooting occurred.

As a result, the 17-year-old has been charged with possession of a firearm on school property, shooting into an occupied school, reckless handling of a firearm, concealed weapon, and possession of a firearm by a minor.

The 16-year-old has been charged with possession of a firearm by a minor and possession of a firearm on school property.

Both juveniles are being held at the Norfolk Detention Center.

Police have not released any other details surrounding this on-going investigation.

Anyone with information to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 Tips mobile app.

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