School shooting at Huffman High School in Birmingham. A 17 year girl killed and a 17 year old boy wounded. Police are saying the shooting could have been accidental — but few details have been forthcoming. The shots rang out just before 3pm as school was wrapping up for the day. AL.com quotes sources who said a male student was “showing off” his gun when it discharged, striking the female student. He then accidentally shot himself as he was putting the gun away, according to sources. Police officials did not confirm that account, or any of the other stories making the rounds.