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 Montgomery.
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.