Alabama schools close after 15-year-old shot to death Sunday

Published 9:43 am Monday, January 8, 2024

School officials in an Alabama city have closed its campuses on Monday and Tuesday in connection to “tragic events” district officials wrote on social media.

Eufaula City Schools announced it was closing campuses Monday and Tuesday after conferring with law enforcement officials and on the chance of severe weather expected Tuesday.

The “tragic events” the district referenced appears to refer to the reported shooting death Sunday of a 15-year-old in the area.

Details of the shooting or the exact circumstances that caused district officials to close the schools were not immediately clear.