Fifteen-year-old student dies after shooting at US high school
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A 15-year-old student, Amanda Collette, was confirmed dead after after a shooting at Fort Lauderdale city high school Wednesday, and police were questioning another 15-year-old girl believed to be responsible for the shooting.
Collette's body was discovered in a corridor at Dillard High School at around 11 a.m.
Police initially said they did not believe gunshots were heard, and an initial examination found no evidence of a major wound on the girl's body, leading to confusion about whether or not she was shot.
Authorities later confirmed there was a shooting, but Sgt. Frank Sousa, a spokesman for the Fort Lauderdale Police, said it was possible a smaller-caliber gun was used and the wound closed around the bullet.
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