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15-Year-Old Suspect Accused of Killing 2 in Kentucky School Shooting

15-Year-Old Suspect Accused of Killing 2 in Kentucky School Shooting Photo: Photo: MGN Online/WPSD-TV .

January 23, 2018 12:47 PM

(AP) - Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin says two people have been killed and 19 injured in a shooting at a high school in southwest Kentucky.

Of the 19 injured, Bevin says 14 of those were gunshot wounds.
  
Bevin also said the suspect in the Tuesday morning shooting at Marshall County High School is a 15-year-old male student who will be charged with murder.

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Sen. Mitch McConnell says he's sending prayers of comfort and healing to those affected by a fatal shooting at a high school in his home state of Kentucky.
    
Speaking on the floor of the U.S. Senate, McConnell says his staff in western Kentucky is at Marshall County High School and is in close contact with local officials.
    
The Tuesday morning shooting has left one person dead and others wounded. A suspect has been taken into custody.
    
McConnell also expressed gratitude to first responders.

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Kentucky State Police spokesman Jody Cash says authorities have no reason to think there are any other suspects in the fatal shooting at a high school.
    
Cash says one victim died at the scene Tuesday morning at Marshall County High School in southwest Kentucky. Others were wounded.
    
A suspect has been taken into custody.


KAAL-TV

(Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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