6-year-old boy, Jacob Hall has died days after he was shot while attending Townville Elementary School in South Carolina, a coroner said.
Coroner Greg Shore, of Anderson County said Hall died about 1 p.m. Saturday. Jacob had been on life support at a hospital since the shooting Wednesday. A bullet struck him in a main artery in his leg, causing him to lose most of his blood.
Authorities say another student and a first-grade teacher were also shot when a 14-year-old boy opened fire on a playground. They were treated and released. Authorities say the teen killed his father before he drove to the school. He was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder. h/t ap
Authorities have not released a motive in the shooting.
Our thoughts go out to Jacob’s family and friends at this difficult time.