March 23 (UPI) -- A 16-year-old girl shot by an armed student at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland died Friday, law enforcement said.
Jaelynn Willey died at 11:34 p.m after her family took her off of life support, the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office announced on behalf of the girl's family.
Doctors said Jaelynn Willey was brain-dead after being shot by a gunman at school in Grand Mills, Md., Tuesday, about 55 miles southeast of Washington, D.C.
"As of now Jaelynn is still on life support but she will not make it," Melissa Willey said. "She is brain-dead and has nothing, no life left in her."
Jaelynn Willey was one of two students shot at the school. The other, a 14-year-old boy, was released from the hospital Wednesday after being treated for a leg wound
The accused gunman, 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins, died following an exchange of gunfire with a school security officer.
St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron said investigators believe Rollins had a "prior relationship" with Jaelynn Willey, though it's unclear if that was part of the motive. Officials said Rollins got the gun from his father, who acquired it legally.