Four RPS students shot Friday night
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Four Richmond Public Schools students were shot Friday night. One of those incidents resulted in the death of a 13-year-old boy on Stockton Street.
City spokesperson, Petula Burks, says three other teens were shot in a separate incident on Halifax Avenue late Friday night. Two of the teens involved were grazed by bullets and all injuries are considered non-life threatening.
Early Saturday morning, Mayor Stoney released a statement “begging” gun owners to lock up their guns to avoid “unnecessary loss”. He said his heart breaks for the family of the 13-year-old boy who died in what he says was an “accidental shooting”.
Richmond Police are providing limited details at this time.
This is a developing story.
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