1 juvenile dead in Southern Va. double shooting; juvenile suspect arrested
GREENSVILLE, Va. (WWBT) - A juvenile is facing multiple charges, including second-degree murder, after a shooting in Greensville left another juvenile dead.
The Greensville County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened just before 6 p.m. Tuesday evening in Jarratt.
When deputies arrived, they found a boy who had been shot to death.
Deputies say a girl was also shot and was flown to a hospital in Richmond for treatment.
A boy has now been charged with second-degree murder, malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and reckless handling of a firearm causing injury.
The Greensville County School Division said in a statement to families that the boy who died and the suspect arrested were students of Greensville County High School. Classes were canceled Wednesday, but the school said there was no active threat to the community.
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