Teenager Shot By Fellow Student At Maryland High School Is Brain Dead, Will Be Removed From Life Support, Family Says


A 16-year-old girl shot Tuesday in a southern Maryland high school by a fellow student is brain dead and will be taken off life support Thursday night, her family said at a brief news conference.

Jaelynn Willey was shot in the head in a hallway just before classes began about 7:55 a.m. at Great Mills High School, according to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office and the girl’s family.

She had been targeted by Austin Wyatt Rollins, 17, who was killed after school resource officer Blaine Gaskill confronted the teen as students and staff scrambled for cover.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post · Marissa J. Lang 




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