NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Officials say a teenage student who was shot at a bus stop is recovering at a hospital in Virginia.
Newport News police spokesman Randal Bailey tells the Daily Press the 15-year-old boy was standing at the bus stop Monday morning when someone in a red SUV started shooting. Police tell WVEC-TV that arriving officers found the boy with a gunshot wound to his leg.
Bailey says his injury was not considered life-threatening.
Michelle Price with Newport News Public Schools told WVEC-TV in a statement that officials will work with police to help identify who was responsible for the incident. Price also says counselors will be available to students.
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Further details were not reported.