Alabama student, 17, ‘accidentally kills female classmate after trying to show off his gun, critically injures self trying to put weapon back in his waistband’

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A 17-year-old girl is dead and two others have been injured during a shooting at an Alabama high school.

Authorities are reporting that the incident at Huffman High School on Wednesday afternoon was accidental.

The 17-year-old girl, who friends have identified at Courtlin Arrington, died during transport to the hospital.

Sources say the shooting occurred when a 17-year-old boy showed off a gun to girls in the school before it discharged, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

It has been reported that the boy then shot himself in the abdomen while putting the gun back in his pants after accidentally shooting Arrington.

Hospital officials revealed the boy had been shot in the leg and was released from the hospital before 7.30pm that night.

Full article at DailyMail

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