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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.