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Hospital says child remains in critical condition following Townville school shooting

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Jacob Hall (Source: Family) Jacob Hall (Source: Family)
TOWNVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

According to officials with Greenville Health System Children's Hospital, a Townville Elementary School student remains in critical condition after he was shot at school Wednesday.

Townville Elementary school student Jacob Hall was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital's Children's Hospital after being shot in the leg on the playground of his school.

A hospital spokesperson said as of 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jacob was listed in critical condition.

“We appreciate the community’s support, especially the Townville Rescue Squad who treated Jacob onsite and brought him to the hospital,” said Rodger and Renae Hall, Jacob’s parents. “We appreciate everyone’s thoughts and prayers and ask for privacy during this difficult time.”

Family members have asked that the community continue to lift Jacob up in prayer as he undergoes treatment at the hospital.

A GoFundMe account was set up to help support Jacob's treatment. Click here to contribute.

As of Thursday morning around 8:10 a.m., a family friend of the Osbornes who set up the GoFundMe account for Jacob said that the boy's condition hadn't changed overnight, his health situation remaining critical. The update on the GoFundMe page read as follows:

"Just wanted to give an update. Over the night, there have been no changes in his condition. He is due to have surgery on his other main artery as soon as hes stable enough to do so. Thank yall so very much for all your donations and continue to spread the word and most importantly, PRAY for this little boy. I will continue to keep this open as long as ppl will donate because he has a long road to recovery. Thanks again and God Bless!!"

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