The mother of the six-year-old accused of shooting his teacher in January is to face federal gun and drug charges.
Deja Taylor’s son shot and injured his first grade teacher after taking a gun to class at Richneck Elementary School, in Virginia, on January 6.
She has now been charged with filing false information on gun paperwork after allegedly lying about ‘unlawful’ marijuana use during the purchase. Her attorney said she intends to plead guilty.
Taylor has already already been charged with child neglect, a felony, and a misdemeanor count of recklessly leaving a firearm as to endanger a child.
The teacher, Abby Zwerner, was shot at point blank range and the bullet went through her hand into her chest. She has now sued the school and the Newport News Public Schools board for $40 million.
Deja Taylor, the mother of the six-year-old accused of shooting his teacher in January, is to face federal gun and drug charges, which she will plead guilty to
The boy opened fire on his first-grade teacher on January 6 at Richneck Elementary School, and Zwerner has filed a $40million lawsuit against the school and district
Details of the new charges are detailed in federal documents which say Taylor bought the gun in a Grafton, Virginia store on or around July 19, 2022, WTKR reported.
Marijuana is legal in Virginia but the charges have been brought because it remains a controlled substance at federal level.
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