Longwood student shoots friend while showing gun, report says

Posted at 10:09 AM, Sep 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-16 10:09:35-04

FARMVILLE, Va. – Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened near Longwood University Sunday evening, according to a report from

Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of High Street around 8 p.m. after they received a 911 call. Officials said Jacob E. Richardson, a 22-year-old Longwood student, was showing a friend his gun when it discharged.

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