Suspect turns himself in after gun accidentally discharged inside Portsmouth school, hitting woman

Antonio Duane Mills

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A man accused of having a gun accidentally go off inside a Portsmouth school turned himself in on Monday.

Antonio Duane Mills has been charged with possession of a firearm on school property, firearm by felon and reckless handling of a firearm, police said.

A parent in Simonsdale Elementary School was struck by a ricochet bullet, which hit her after the gun was discharged.

She suffered minor injuries to her lower body and was treated on scene, police said.

Mills is in custody in the Portsmouth City Jail.

Mills will be in Portsmouth court on Friday, January 11.

There is no further information available at this time.

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