Two 15-Year-Old Students Killed in Kentucky High School Shooting


Kentucky State Police have arrested a 15-year-old male student who shot and killed two 15-year-old students and injured 19 others, in Marshall County High School.

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The shooter opened fire with a handgun around 8:00 am on Tuesday before classes began and was shortly apprehended by a Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy. The 15-year-old female was killed at the scene and the 15-year-old male passed away at the hospital. 14 of the students suffered gunshot wounds and were rushed to the hospital via helicopter.

One of the students tweeted shortly after the shooting.

Governor Matt Bevin updated the deadly shooting at a press conference and gave a statement via his Twitter.

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The name of the shooter and the students killed have not been released at this time.