Teacher Shot At School While Taking Away Gun From 6-Year-Old

Crime scene tape blocks the parking lot outside of a Walmart following a mass shooting the night before in Chesapeake, Virginia on November 23, 2022. - A gunman killed at least six people at a Walmart store Tuesday just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the second mass shooting in the United States in four days. Police later identified the gunman as an employee at the store. (Photo by Bastien INZAURRALDE / AFP) (Photo by BASTIEN INZAURRALDE/AFP via Getty Images)

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Following the shooting of a first-grade teacher at a Virginia elementary school, it has been revealed that the teacher was trying to confiscate a gun from one of her students when she was deliberately shot by the child.

Abby Zwerner, 25, took a bullet to the chest after the six-year-old boy reportedly pulled out a handgun in the classroom. The teacher was moments away from taking the gun away when she was shot, according to the Daily Mail.

The class had just finished reading a story together and were just about to begin an art class when the youngster pulled out the weapon.

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