One student killed another wounded in the latest active shooter incident at a U.S. school
The carnage inside American schools continues. One student was shot dead and another wounded inside Huffman High School in Alabama on March 8, 2018.
Courtlin Arrington, just 17 at the time of her death.
Authorities have reported that Courtlin Arrington, 17, was the student who was shot to death inside her classroom at Huffman High on Thursday. She was given CPR in an attempt to revive her including at the scene of the shooting at the school but died later.
Courtlin, a senior at the east Birmingham High School, was described as a bright, vivacious teenager who was "always smiling."
She had aspirations to be a nurse, and had been accepted to attend college in the Fall.
Courtlin was said to have been "always smiling"
A second student, a 17-year-old boy, was also shot during the incident. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment and later released.
Another 17-year old who was also enrolled at the school named Michael Jerome Barber has been charged with manslaughter and with illegal possession of a firearm.
This latest active shooter episode comes three weeks after the mass shooting at Douglas High School in Florida which left the accused 19-year-old gunman and former student facing 34 counts of first degree murder/attempted murder.