Farmville Police Investigating Accidental Shooting Involving Longwood Students

Farmville, VA - Farmville police are investigating a Longwood student shot by accident.

The school posted on its webpage that around 8 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the 500 block of High Street and found Kathleen Battle, 21, shot in the leg.

Police say Jacob Richardson, 22, who is also a Longwood student, owned the gun and was showing it to Battle when it accidentally went off.

Battle went to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Police are investigating.

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