Alabama police: 2 hurt in accidental school shooting

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Birmingham Interim Police Chief Orlando Wilson said at a news conference that authorities are seeking to determine whether the shooting shortly before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Huffman High School was accidental or if a gun since recovered by investigators was intentionally discharged. A staff member who was wounded was treated at the high school and released.

One student was killed and another was in critical condition after an accidental shooting during dismissal time at a high school in Birmingham, Alabama, police said. Details are limited at this time surrounding the circumstances of the shooting, but the school was temporarily placed on lockdown following the incident.

One student was killed and another was injured in a shooting at a high school in Alabama on Wednesday, police said.

According to Birmingham police, two 17-year-old students were shot.

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The shooting in Florida has spurred fierce debate over how to stop the next school shooting, with some, including President Donald Trump, calling for teachers to be trained and armed to respond to mass shooters.

Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital.

Birmingham police believe the shooting was accidental.

. "This should not happen in schools", Wilson said.

He adds, "We are not just talking about some person, (we're) talking about losing a part of our future". Security will also be tightened at the campus.

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