Teen Girl Fatally Shot at a Church After School in Alabama

Police say a 14-year-old has been fatally shot on the front lawn of a church near her middle school in Alabama.

| May 1, 2017, at 6:37 p.m.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old girl was fatally shot on the front lawn of a church near her middle school in Alabama.

News outlets quote Montgomery Police Chief Ernest Finley as saying the girl was shot on her left side about 3 p.m. Monday after students were released from Bellingrath Middle School. The shooting happened at St. James Missionary Church, which is located next door. She was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Finley says police are looking for two suspects who may also be students at the school. He did not release any description of the suspects.

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