September 4, 2013
A Longwood University student was injured after an accidental shooting, according to a news release from the school.
The statement says student Jacob Richardson was showing a gun he owns to a friend and fellow student, Kathleen Battle. The release says Richardson accidentally discharged the firearm.
Battle was shot in the leg. She was taken to Centra Southside Community Hospital with a minor injury.
Farmville Police are investigating the incident.