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Police responded to a shooting at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News on Friday afternoon.
The school is located at 205 Tyner Drive, near Jefferson Avenue.
Dispatch received the first call about the incident at 2 p.m.
Newport News Public Schools confirmed that a teacher was injured and is being treated at a local hospital.
A staff member was injured after being shot while working at a Virginia elementary school today.
The incident takes place at Richneck Elementary School, a school for children ages five to nine.
No children were injured and the suspect has not been identified. Police say the incident is no longer an active situation, but have not released any further details.
Information about the incident was sent to Richneck families by the school system via phone call and email, and posted on social media.
No student was injured. Police also said this is no longer an active shooter situation.
NNPD Chief Steve Drew spoke to the media Friday afternoon.
He said that all the children were taken to the gym after the incident and are safe.
The incident takes place at Richneck Elementary School, a school for children ages five to nine. At least one staff member was shot, but the extent of his injuries is unclear.
Police said they are working to reunite parents with students at this time. That’s happening outside Richneck’s gym. Parents and guardians must present a photo ID to pick up their child.
They are laying off students by grade level, Chief Drew said.