3 Dead in Shooting at U. of Alabama-Huntsville

Published February 12, 2010

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- Officials at the University of Alabama's Huntsville campus say three people have been killed and another injured in a campus shooting. University spokesman Ray Garner says a woman is in custody but he could not identify her or any of the victims.

Sophomore Erin Johnson tells The Huntsville Times a biology faculty meeting was under way when she heard screams coming from the room.

The shooting happened Friday afternoon in the university's Shelby Center, a science building. 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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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Officials at the University of Alabama's Huntsville campus say three people have been killed and another injured in a campus shooting.

University spokesman Ray Garner says a woman is in custody but he could not identify her or any of the victims.

The shooting happened Friday afternoon in the university's Shelby Center, a science building. University police secured the building and students were cleared from it.

Written by Associated Press

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