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Teen charged with manslaughter in Alabama school shooting


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities charged a high school student with manslaughter and illegal firearms possession Friday in a classroom shooting that killed a fellow student.

Michael Jerome Barber was being held with bond set at $75,300 in the death of Courtlin Arrington.

Both 17-year-olds were in a classroom at Huffman High School when the shooting occurred Wednesday. Barber recklessly caused Arrington's death after bringing a gun to school, prosecutors said in a statement.

The district attorney's office described the victim as a senior and aspiring nurse, while Barber is a junior who...

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