2 students accidentally shot at Huffman High School; 1 dead

08 March, 2018, 03:47 | Author: Angel Logan
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Two Huffman High School students are in critical condition after a shooting at the school Wednesday, Birmingham Fire confirms to CBS 42. He also said it was possible the shooting was accidental and confirmed it wasn't carried out by someone who entered the school from off campus.

A student has died and two others were injured in a shooting at an Alabama high school on Wednesday that officials are calling accidental, local media reported.

Students were released and police are investigating the circumstances of the shooting, the statement said.

This story is breaking.

Wilson did not respond to questions as to who fired the gun, adding investigators have the firearm in their possession. We've been asking questions from the staff, from the students, from anyone that was in this area.

Birmingham Police, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, and Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Lisa Herring are holding a press conference about the shooting.

Chief Wilson said the shooting was accidental.

The victims' names were not released, but officials did say the girl was about 30 days away from turning 18 and looked forward to going to college.

"We are not just talking about some person, talking about losing a part of our future".

"Our hearts are heavy", he said. "I think it's really important we find a way to mourn with this family", Woodfin said at the news conference.

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