One Year Anniversary of Shocking School Shooting

Girl shot classmate and friend 1 year ago at Dillard

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic school shooting involving two teen girls that shocked a Fort Lauderdale high school.

It was just around 11 a.m. inside the hallways of Dillard High School when Teah Wimberly, 15, confronted Amanda Collette, also 15. The two had been longtime friends, but had had a falling out, police said.

According to a police report, Wimberly, upset over the broken friendship, had brought a .22 caliber pistol to school that day, Nov. 12, 2008.

When Collette refused to speak with her and turned to walk away, Wimberly pulled out the handgun and shot her friend in the back, according to the report.

Collette, a sophomore at the performing arts magnet school, was pronounced dead about an hour later at Broward General Medical Center.

Police caught up to Wimberly near the school after she called 911 to turn herself in.

"I wanted her to feel pain like me," Wimberly told police.

Wimberly was charged with murder and discharging a firearm on school property. She's still behind bars, awaiting trial.

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