Two Students Dead, 17 Others Injured in Kentucky High School Shooting
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.
LATEST update from @GovMattBevin on the deadly school shooting in Kentucky:
-2 are dead, 15-year-old male & female
-19 injured, 14 of them have gunshot wounds
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) January 23, 2018
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:
A statement from Gov. Bevin regarding this morning's events in Marshall County: pic.twitter.com/0n0cxgJkvi
— Governor Matt Bevin (@GovMattBevin) January 23, 2018
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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