Officials in Georgia say an elementary school student suffered minor injuries after being accidentally shot by a third-grade classmate playing with a gun.
The shooting happened Tuesday morning at Hornsby Elementary School in Augusta. Richmond County school board spokesman Kaden Jacobs says a student brought the weapon to school and was playing with the gun inside a desk.
She says it discharged accidentally.
School officials said at a news conference the bullet grazed a girl in the third-grade class. Superintendent Angela Pringle said the girl was home resting after being treated at a hospital.
Police said the boy who brought the .380-caliber handgun to school was questioned and released to his parents.
No decisions on charges had been made.