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Boy, 12, Killed in Accidental Shooting in Madison - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

Boy, 12, Killed in Accidental Shooting in Madison

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Statement from Madison County Schools Superintendent Matthew Eberhardt

The student was in the 7th grade.

The crisis team met Sunday morning to develop plans for school Monday morning.

School counselors and psychologists will be available from Madison and other school divisions. Additionally, personnel from hospice, counseling interventions, and the ministerial association will be available for students and staff. 

Our thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences go out to the family following the tragedy. 

At this time, no services have been planned.


PRATTS, Va. (AP) - A 12-year-old is dead following an accidental shooting in Madison County.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office says the shooting occurred Saturday in the Pratts section of the county.

The sheriff's office said Sunday in a news release that two juveniles were involved in the incident. The sheriff's office didn't say whether the victim was male or female or provide any other details.

The shooting is under investigation.

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