HOLLYWOOD, Md. - A visitation and prayer service was held Thursday for Jaelynn Willey, the 16-year-old girl who died after being shot at Great Mills High School in Saint Mary's County.
Authorities said Jaelynn Willey was shot in the head by 17-year-old Austin Rollins in a hallway at the school on March 20. Jaelynn and the suspect were in a relationship that had recently ended, according to investigators.
The teen was hospitalized in critical condition but was later taken off life support after doctors determined she was brain dead. After shooting Willey, authorities said Rollins shot 14-year-old Desmond Barnes in the leg before being engaged by School Resource Officer Deputy 1st Class Blaine Gaskill.
Rollins then shot himself in the head, was rushed to the hospital, and was later pronounced dead, according to officials.
Four days following the shooting, an estimated 250 students from Great Mills marched together in the March For Our Lives in Washington to honor Jaelynn and demand action from Congress on gun violence.
The visitation was held at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department. Jaelynn's funeral service will also be at the fire department. That service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday.