8-year-old Washington student shot at school

, Posted: Thu, February 23 2012 at 8:24 AM, Updated: Thu, February 23 2012 at 8:46 AM

An 8-year-old Washington girl has been listed in critical condition Thursday after a school shooting in Bremerton.

The incident happened at Armin Jahn Elementary School at around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The girl was shot in the stomach. Details surrounding the shooting are unclear.

Police say another third grader brought a firearm to school and shot the girl. It's unknown if the gun went off accidentally or if the shooting was on purpose.


The school was on lock-down until 2 p.m. Wednesday. Thursday school officials brought grievance counselors on campus to assist students and parents.

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