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Cairo student killed, another injured in Mounds shooting

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MOUNDS, IL (KFVS) -

A Cairo High School student died after a shooting Wednesday in Mounds.

Pulaski County Sheriff Randy Kern says two people were shot. One person died and one person is still in the hospital.

It happened in the area of Blanche and 2nd streets late on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 26.

Cairo Superintendent Andrea Evers identifies the person who died as student at 16-year-old Myron Jordan. He was a junior at Cairo High School. Evers described Jordan as a "sweet kid" and a member of the Beta Club.

Evers says grief counselors are at the school to help students.

A prayer vigil was held at the school Sunday night.

Evers says the other person involved in the shooting is also a student and is in fighting for his life. 

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