AUSTIN: A 14-year-old girl, who shot a female schoolmate a week ago at a secondary school in west Texas and afterward passed on of a self-incurred gunfire twisted, expected to shoot her 14-year-old stepbrother, police said on Wednesday.
The classmate, who is 17, seen the young lady raising a handgun and kept running for spread. The 14-year-old young lady started shooting, hitting the classmate in the lower body as she fled before turning the firearm on herself, said police in Alpine in regards to 200 miles southeast of El Paso.
The names of the understudies required in the Sept. 8 episode that dazed the provincial town of around 6,000 individuals have not been discharged. The 17-year-old female has been dealt with for her injuries and is relied upon to completely recoup.
The shooter is thought to have moved to Alpine, with her family around six months back, police said. The stepbrother was not harmed in the occurrence. Police have not given a motivation behind why the young lady planned to shoot her stepbrother.
The young lady was discovered dead in a lavatory, with a 9-mm gun recuperated adjacent. She conveyed the weapon from home to the school in her knapsack alongside 18 rounds of ammo, police said, including that she had discharged five rounds.
Police met the greater part of the 290 understudies at Alpine High School as a piece of their examination.
"It shouldn't happen here. It has got all of us in stun," Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson told correspondents a week ago. "This is Alpine. It is a serene spot to live and come."
The United States has for quite some time been tormented by shootings at schools and universities, some of which have asserted many lives. The deadliest mass school shooting was in 2007, when a shooter murdered 32 individuals at Virginia Tech. In 2012, a shooter shot dead 20 kids and 6 teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
The deadliest assault on a US secondary school happened in Littleton, Colorado, in 1999, when a couple of vigorously outfitted young people shot dead 12 understudies and an educator at Columbine High School, injuring 20 others.