An 11-year-old California boy died in a self-inflicted shooting that occurred during an online Zoom class.
Confirmed by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office to get the student from here Woodbridge The elementary school, which was not identified, died of injuries on Wednesday.
“We report with deep sadness that, based on preliminary findings, an 11-year-old student Woodbridge The elementary school has died from an injury to a gunshot wound caused by you, “the statement said.
“We have thoughts with the family and all those affected by this tragic event.”
MPs were called to reports that a person had been shot. When they arrived at the 300 block of Sterling Street Woodbridge, a head-injured juvenile was found.
The child was taken to a nearby hospital but was later declared dead.
The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said it would continue to investigate the case. Lodi According to the United School District, the shooting took place in a sixth-grade Zoom class.
In a statement posted on Facebook, Lodi The Unified School District added: “We are very sad to share that a student comes from it Woodbridge The elementary school died today as a result of a shot.
“In these difficult times, counseling and mourning support services are available to students and staff. Our thoughts are about the family affected by the terrible tragedy.
“We also extend our condolences to Woodbridge Elementary community. If you have concerns about how your child is responding to this loss, please contact your child’s school for support services. “
Neighbors described how they heard the boy’s sister run out of the house and scream on the morning of the shooting.
“The nurse is coming here, banging on the door,” said a man who did not want to be identifiedKCRA 3.
“This little boy was one of the most beautiful little boys you ever wanted to meet. He was special. He was easy. He was a man who never hurt anyone. With a soft-spoken, beautiful smile.”
Mayor of Stockton, Michael Tubbs wrote On Twitter: “My heart goes out to family, classmates @lodiusd and the wider community.
“During this time, we need to control each other and our children and know that community is the antidote to the crisis. We need to put our children in the forefront as we persevere through this epidemic.”
Further comments were sought from the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.
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