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Investigation underway after Greensville Co. High School student killed

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Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 3:17 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 3, 2021 at 8:14 AM EST
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GREENSVILLE Co., Va. (WWBT) - Students were released early from Greensville County High School Thursday morning in order to give them time to grieve following a student death. The superintendent confirms a student was killed Wednesday night, and law enforcement is investigating the death as a homicide.

On Dec. 1, state police and the Greenville and Sussex County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of South Braxton Avenue and Mayes Street to investigate a deadly vehicle shooting.

According to the investigation, an altercation took place between the passengers of two vehicles in Sussex County, with the altercation continuing into Greensville County. The altercation ended in the death of a male juvenile passenger.

Greensville County High School will have an asynchronous learning day on Dec. 3. Students will work virtually.

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