2 Mar 2015

Facebook feud ends in US teenager's death

2:42 pm on 2 March 2015

A feud between teenage girls on Facebook has boiled over in the US state of Alabama, ending with one of the girls dead and two injured.

Police said the Facebook fight led to the girls planning to meet at a park in Birmingham, the capital of the southern state, to settle their differences.

They said the girls planned to videotape their fight and post the recording online, but after the fight began two teenage males arrived and started shooting at the girls.

The shots killed Kierra'onna Rice, who was 14, and wounded two others.

Police have arrested two youths including the boyfriend of one of the girls involved.