Student injured in exchange of gunfire with campus police officer at Alabama A&M

March 19, 2024
The shooting occurred in the stairway of a residence hall; the student's condition was not disclosed.

A student at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville was injured Monday after exchanging gunfire with a campus police officer.

The Associated Press reports that the student was taken to a hospital for treatment. The extent of the student's injuries was not disclosed. The campus police officer was not injured.

The shooting happened Monday afternoon in the stairwell of a campus residence hall. An officer was patrolling the building and heard shots being fired. The officer encountered an armed person in the stairwell and the two exchanged gunfire.

State and campus authorities did not release any additional information about the shooting.


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