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Police: Person in custody after Alabama high school shooting


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police took a "person of interest" into custody Thursday after an apparently accidental shooting killed a 17-year-old girl at an Alabama high school classroom a day earlier.

Birmingham Interim Police Chief Orlando Wilson said investigators are reviewing surveillance video for clues and interviewing students and staff to figure out exactly what led to Wednesday afternoon's shooting at dismissal time at Huffman High School.

"We consider it accidental until the investigation takes us elsewhere," Wilson said. "We have a lot of unanswered questions."

In a statement issu...

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