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Sheriff's office: Teen shot in Maryland school shooting dies

Posted: 7:41 PM, Mar 22, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-23 13:50:09Z
Sheriff's office: Teen shot in Maryland school shooting dies

Jaelynn Willey, the teen shot in the St. Mary's County School shooting died Thursday evening, the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office reported. 

"The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, on behalf of the Willey family, advises that on March 22, 2018, at 11:34 pm, Jaelynn Rose Willey died, surrounded by her family. It is with heavy hearts and great sadness we provide this update," the office reported in a press release. 

Willey was taken off life support on Thursday, her family had announced.

During a press conference, Melissa Willey, the mother of Jaelynn Willey said that her daughter was critically brain dead after 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins allegedly walked into Great Mills High School with a gun and shot her and a 14-year-old boy.

The FBI urges that if anyone has information regarding the shooting to call 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).