A school shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky has left two dead and 17 injured, Gov. Matt Bevin said in a press conference Tuesday.
The suspect, a 15-year-old male student, was apprehended at the scene. He will be charged with murder and attempted murder.
The two deceased students were also 15 years old. One victim, a girl, was pronounced dead at the scene. Another, a boy, was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Of the 19 people who were injured, 14 were treated with gunshot wounds. Five additional people were treated for other injuries. Six of the injured were life-flighted to nearby local and regional hospitals.
The scene is secure and the suspect is in custody, according to the Kentucky State Police Facebook page. A Marshall County Deputy apprehended the suspected shooter, according to the state police Twitter account.
UPDATE: KSP confirms a Marshall Co Deputy apprehended the shooter.
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