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Two Students Dead, 17 Others Injured in Kentucky High School Shooting

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said the shooting happened around 8 a.m. at Marshall Co. High School.

BENTON, Ky. -- Kentucky's governor says two students have died and  at least 17 other injures are injured following a shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky.

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin says the deceased students were a 15-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl. Of the 19 injured students, 14 of them have gunshot wounds.

The suspect is a 15-year-old boy. He was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin released a statement shortly after the incident:

Marshall County is about 23 miles south of Paducah and about 150 miles north of Nashville.

The shooting in Kentucky comes just one day after a shooting at Italy High School in Texas that left one student wounded.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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