1 Dead, 3 Injured In Birmingham, Alabama High School Shooting


BIRMINGHAM, AL — Police in Birmingham say two students and an adult were wounded in a shooting at a high school Wednesday. One of the victims, a 17-year-old female student, later died.

The scene is at Huffman High School–950 Springville Road.

Police are referring to the incident as an ‘accidental shooting.’

The victim’s name has not been released but a photo was obtained by WBRC.

(Source: Richard Franklin, AFT President / WBRC)

It was unclear who fired the weapon. The school was also placed on lockdown.

The Birmingham City School district released the following statement: “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.”

The Mayor of Birmingham was at the scene.

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