A shooting broke out at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia, on Friday afternoon (Picture: Facebook)
A staff member was reportedly shot at an elementary school in Newport News, Virginia.
Police received a call about an active shooter situation at Richneck Elementary School around 2pm on Friday.
A staff member was hurt, Newport News Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Price told 13News Now.
The extent of the employee’s injuries was not immediately known.
An adult staff member was injured in the shooting (Picture: Facebook)
No students were injured, according to police. Cops also said there was no longer an active shooter, according to WAVY.
A suspect was in police custody and not immediately identified.
The school was placed on lockdown.
Richneck Elementary School is located in Newport News in east Virginia (Picture: Google)
Families were notified of the incident via phone call, email and a social media post.
Officials set up a reunification site for students and parents at the Rickneck gym door.
The school is located at 205 Tyner Drive in eastern Virginia along the Atlantic coast.
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An adult staff member at Richneck Elementary School in Virginia was wounded during a shooting.