Funerals begin for victims in Ala. mass shooting

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Memorial services are beginning for the three people killed in last week's shooting at the University of
Alabama in Huntsville.

A private funeral was scheduled Thursday for G.K. Podila, the
chairman of the Biology Department at the school.

A memorial service also is set for faculty members Adreil
Johnson and Maria Ragland. It will be held on campus and sponsored
by the Council for African American Faculty, which the two helped
found at the school.

Funerals will be held Friday and Saturday for Johnson and

The three were killed in a shooting that injured three others
inside a classroom building at UAHuntsville. Professor Amy Bishop
is being held without bond on charges of capital murder and
attempted murder.

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