Baldwin County Superintendent responds to shooting at Leflore High School

BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — The Baldwin County Public School Superintendent has released a statement regarding a shooting that took place at a Mobile high school Tuesday.

Superintendent Eddie Tyler said, “Our hearts are broken today over the shooting in Mobile. I have sent messages to Mobile County offering our services and support. School violence is an issue we deal with every day and, in fact, all educators are dealing with it across Alabama and across the country. Schools must be a safe place for children and we will do anything we can to support Mobile County in this difficult time and mission.”

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According to officials with the Mobile Police Department, two people were shot at Leflore High School around noon. One person was grazed by a bullet and the other was shot in the abdomen, said Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine during a press conference. The suspect is in police custody.

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