Staffers warned administrators numerous times that the 6-year-old who allegedly shot his teacher recently at a Virginia elementary school had a gun and was threatening others earlier in the day, an attorney for the injured teacher said Wednesday.
The claim was as made in announcing first-grade teacher Abigail Zwerner intends to sue the southeastern Virginia school district.
The 25-year-old teacher is being represented attorney Diane Toscano, following the Jan. 6 incident at the Richneck Elementary School, in Newport News, Va.
“On that day, over the course of a few hours, three different times – three times – school administration was warned by concerned teachers and employees that the boy had a gun on him at the school and was threatening people,” Toscano said. “But the administration could not be bothered.