Samantha Hyde


Age: 14

straight-A student at Alpine High School in rural West Texas who shot and critically injured another student identified as 16-year-old Sedonah Young at the school's bathroom near the band hall before committing suicide during the shooting incident that also wounded a police officer in an apparent accidental friendly fire, in which investigators said the female gunman intended to shoot her stepbrother when she brought a handgun to school, but opened fire after her plan described as a murder-suicide went awry.

Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

Born: circa 2002

Died: September 8, 2016

Alpine, Texas