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Person of interest in custody for Birmingham school shooting

A senior was killed and another student injured in the Wednesday afternoon shooting.

Posted: Mar. 8, 2018 9:37 AM

Birmingham police said they have a person of interest in custody for a shooting that left a 17-year-old girl dead at Huffman High School Wednesday.

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The person's name was not released because the case was being reviewed by the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office, police told Birmingham ABC affiliate ABC 33/40.

In addition to the death of 17-year-old Courtlin Lashawn Arrington, police said a male student was injured in the shooting, which happened during dismissal Wednesday. He was treated and released from an area hospital.

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