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3 killed in Alabama university shooting

Three faculty members were killed and three other school employees were wounded Friday in a shooting at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a school spokesman said.

A female shooting suspect was in custody and a second person was detained, "not arrested," spokesman Ray Garner told reporters.

Huntsville Police Chief Henry Reyes left open the possibility that more than one person had been detained. "We have a suspect and possible persons of interest," he said late Friday. "Until we go through everything, we're not going to say exactly how many or who we have."

He said police were questioning the suspect, whom he would not identify.

Of the wounded, two were faculty members and the third was a staff member, he said.

Garner said the incident occurred shortly before 4 p.m. in Shelby Hall. Police arrived at 4:01 p.m.; residence halls were locked down at 4:10 p.m.; the buildi


Added: Feb-13-2010 Occurred On: Feb-13-2010
By: Rizing Sun
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