Woman indicted on conspiracy charge in Norfolk teacher’s fatal shooting

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A grand jury has indicted a woman on a felony conspiracy charge in connection to the shooting death of a Norfolk elementary school teacher. 

Teniqu Cushman, of Virginia Beach, is accused of pressuring 70-year-old Edward Shaw to murder a third member of their alleged love triangle. 

Though when Shaw went to a home on Virginian Drive on New Year’s Eve to eliminate the rival, according to police, he accidentally shot Oceanair Elementary School teacher Caroline Hendrix instead. 

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Shaw, 70, of Utah, was recently indicted on first-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony charges.

His trial is scheduled for June 25, while Cushman’s is slated for June 20. 

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