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Mother of 6-Year-Old Shooter Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Felony Child Neglect

Deja Nicole Taylor, the mother of a 6-year-old student who shot his teacher at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia, was sentenced to two years in prison for felony child neglect. Taylor had pleaded guilty to a federal charge of using marijuana while owning a gun, and must serve 21 months on that charge before beginning her state sentence. The school has since resumed classes, and the district has implemented additional safety measures.