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South African schoolboy who allegedly shot principal may be tried as adult

Prosecuting authorities say a 13-year-old schoolboy in South Africa, arrested after allegedly shooting and injuring his principal, may be tried as an adult.
 
The boy who has not been named has been charged with attempted murder.
 
His alleged 51-year-old victim is recovering in intensive care in hospital.
 
The shooting has shocked many people in South Africa, where there is growing concern over violence in schools.
 
The pupil allegedly used his father's gun in Friday's shooting at a primary school.


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