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Online Donors Help Family of 6-Year-Old School Shooting Victim

Jacob Hall another student and a teacher were wounded when a teen gunman showed up at Townville Elementary School and began shooting on Wednesday

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    Jacob Hall remains in critical condition after the South Carolina school shooting.

    Online donors have given nearly $100,000 to help the family of a 6-year-old South Carolina boy who was critically injured in a shooting at a rural elementary school.

    A GoFundMe page set up by a friend of Jacob Hall's family on Thursday already had raised about $100,000 by noon Friday.

    A note from the person who established the fundraising drive, Travis Paige, says the boy's parents have to miss work to be with him in the hospital and need financial assistance.

    Authorities say the boy, another student and a teacher were wounded when a teen gunman showed up at Townville Elementary School and began shooting on Wednesday. They say the youth killed his father with multiple gunshots at home before going to the school.

    The suspected gunman, 14, was charged Friday as juvenile with murder and attempted murder.

    According to The Greenville News, Hall's relatives said in a statement late Thursday that he's on life support in a hospital. 

    The family said the boy sustained a major brain injury due to the amount of blood he lost after being shot in the leg.

    Older brother Gerald Gambrell told the paper the family is "hoping for a miracle."