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Man charged in shooting at Longwood University student

FARMVILLE, VA (WWBT) -

A Longwood student has now been charged in the accidental shooting of a school lacrosse player.

Twenty-one-year-old Jacob Richardson faces one court of reckless handling of a firearm.

Farmville police say Richardson was trying to unload a handgun when it accidentally went off hitting 21-year-old Kathleen Battle in the leg.

She is expected to be okay.

Richardson is due back in court in two weeks.

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