Newport News: What happens to a six-year-old who shoots someone?

US law prohibits charging a six-year-old as an adult and the minimum age for a juvenile prison is 11. …

While gun violence plays out at American schools multiple times each year, the shooters are almost never this young. Since 1970, 18 school shootings were perpetrated by children under 9, according to the K-12 School Shooting Database. Those cases represent a sliver of the more than 2,200 school shootings in the database.


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