Staff member is wounded in shooting at Newport News elementary school

  • The shooting was reported at Richneck Elementary School in the town of Newport News, Virginia
  • It’s unclear if there are any fatalities or if anyone has been seriously hurt  

A staff member is wounded after being shot while working at a Virginia elementary school today. 

The incident is unfolded at Richneck Elementary School, a school for kids aged five to nine. 

No children were injured, and the suspect has not been identified. Police say the incident is no longer an active situation, but they have not released any further details. 

The scene at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News on Friday after a reported shooting. At least one staff member has been injured

The scene at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News on Friday after a reported shooting. At least one staff member has been injured 

A reunification site is being set up for parents to wait for their children once they are evacuated. The school is currently in lockdown. 

Newport News is a small coastal city next to Chesapeake Bay.  

The incident is unfolding at Richneck Elementary School, a school for kids aged five to nine. At least one staff member has been shot, but the extent of their injuries is unclear

The incident is unfolding at Richneck Elementary School, a school for kids aged five to nine. At least one staff member has been shot, but the extent of their injuries is unclear

There is a large police presence near the school. Parents are racing to a reunification point

There is a large police presence near the school. Parents are racing to a reunification point 

This is a developing story.  

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