3 dead, 3 hurt in Alabama campus shooting

February 13, 2010

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A woman opened fire during a biology faculty meeting at the University of Alabama's Huntsville campus Friday, killing three people and injuring three others, officials said. The shooter was caught outside the Shelby Center, a science building, without incident, according to university spokesman Ray Garner. Local media reported the shooter was a faculty member, though Garner said he could not identify her. A man was also being detained. All three of those killed and two of the injured were faculty members. The third injured person was a staff member. No students were involved in the shooting. Huntsville Hospital spokesman Burr Ingram said two of the injured were in critical condition and the third was in stable condition. Sophomore Erin Johnson told The Huntsville Times a biology faculty meeting was under way when she heard screams coming from a conference room. University police secured the building and students were cleared from it. The Huntsville campus has about 7,500 students in northern Alabama, not far from the Tennessee line.

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