The revelation paints a different picture than the gun rights group's previous disclosures.
Nugent previously described the students as "soulless," "mushy-brained children."
Out-of-state residents can apply for a nonresident concealed carry permit in Virginia without ever stepping foot in the state, or placing a finger on a trigger.
According to reports, the accident marks the 150th time a child has been injured or killed in a shooting in 2018.
Ted Nugent also called the young activists "mushy-brained," "liars," "pathetic" and "soulless."
The march is over, but students have politicians in their sights and gun control activism is set to continue through the 2018 midterms.
As the NRA and gun manufacturers dumped millions into Trump and the Republican Party in 2016, Clinton may have been a boon to the industry as president.
"How about kids instead of looking to someone else to solve their problem, do something about maybe taking CPR classes or trying to deal with situations that when there is a violent shooter that you can actually respond to that," Rick Santorum said on CNN's "State of the Union."
The NRA claimed that "gun-hating billionaires and Hollywood elites" are exploiting children.
Young voters called it "political suicide."
It's also one strand in a web of Trump-NRA relationships.
CNN's Jake Tapper chimed in to provide a quick fact check.
"I now join the long list of imperfect human beings with 'foot in mouth' disease," Republican candidate for Kentucky Secretary of State Carl Nett said.
The number of children killed by gunfire in the United States since the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is greater than the total of U.S. soldiers killed in overseas combat since 9/11, according to a Department of Defense report.