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A Virginia woman whose six-year-old son shot and severely wounded his teacher was sentenced to 21 months in prison Wednesday on gun charges.

Deja Taylor's son brought her gun to school in the southern US state on January 6 and shot his elementary school teacher.

The teacher was hospitalized for two weeks with injuries to her hand and chest.

The 26-year-old Taylor pleaded guilty in June to illegally obtaining the firearm and making a false statement on a government form required to purchase the weapon.

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