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Mother of 6-year-old boy who shot and seriously injured his teacher at US school sentenced

His mother was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Wednesday (11/15). 6 year old student who had shot and seriously injure the teacher of in school in eastern state of USA. On January 6, her son brought a gun to his school in Virginia and shot his teacher, who was wounded in the arm and chest and hospitalized for two weeks.

The 26-year-old mother of the studentDaisy Taylor, who owned the gun, she was found guilty and sentenced to one year and nine months in prison by a Newport News district court, according to local media.

In June, Taylor pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining a firearm and making a false statement on the government form she was required to fill out to purchase the gun.

Taylor, as reported by the Athens News Agency citing AFP, stated in this form of the federal agency in charge of the control of weapons, tobacco and explosives (ATF), that she does not consume illegal drugs, which was false .

Prosecutors also charge her, in a statewide proceeding in Virginia, with gross neglect of a minor.

After a number of fatal gun incidents involving children, pressure is mounting in the US to punish parents who, often negligently, allow access to these weapons.

Last week, the father of a young man from Illinois, in the eastern US, accused of killing 7 people in 2022 at a national holiday parade, pleaded guilty to “reckless conduct” for helping his son when he was 19 , to obtain the weapon he used in the murder.

The parents of a 15-year-old accused of killing 4 people at an Oakland County, Michigan high school in November 2021 have been accused of buying their son a gun despite knowing evidence that he posed a threat.

Source: News Beast

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