US Birmingham police: 2 students injured in shooting at Huffman High School

02:00  08 march  2018
02:00  08 march  2018 Source:   wvtm13.com

Police: 1 killed, another student hurt in school shooting

  Police: 1 killed, another student hurt in school shooting Police say a 17-year-old girl has been killed in a shooting at a Birmingham, Alabama, high school that has left another 17-year-old student, a boy, injured.Birmingham's interim Police Chief Orlando Wilson said at a news conference after Wednesday afternoon's at Huffman High School that authorities are seeking to determine whether the shooting was accidental. Authorities had previously told local media groups it was being investigated as apparently accidental but Wilson says the circumstances are under investigation.

1 student dead, 1 critically injured in apparent gun accident at Alabama high school , officials say. Birmingham Interim Police Chief Orlando Wilson said investigators are still seeking to determine the specific circumstances of the shooting shortly before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Huffman High School

At least two gunshots were fired, killing a 17-year-old female student and injuring a 17-year-old male student at Huffman High School , said Birmingham police Chief Orlando Wilson. He said police considered the shooting accidental, but did not elaborate.

a police car parked on the side of a road: Huffman High School shooting © WVTM 13 Huffman High School shooting UPDATE:

Birmingham City Schools released the following statement on a shooting at Huffman High School:

"Two students were involved in a shooting during dismissal today at Huffman High School. The school was placed on a brief lockdown, and police were called to the scene. Students have been released and police are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting."


Birmingham police say two students were injured in an accidental shooting at Huffman High School Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, one of the students has life-threatening injuries. Both are being taken to UAB Hospital. A Birmingham fire official said a third person was being evaluated at the school.

WVTM 13 is working to gather more information at the scene.

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