One dead, several wounded in shooting at Kentucky high school; suspect in custody


Posted on: January 23rd, 2018 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(BENTON, KY) — At least one person has died and several others are wounded after a shooting at a Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said.

A suspect is in custody, the governor and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department said.

The shooting took place at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky, about 120 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee.

The wounded are being treated at a nearby hospital. Additional details were not immediately available.

15-year-old girl shot in Texas high school cafeteria

The school shooting in Kentucky comes a day after a 15-year-old girl in Texas was shot and injured in her high school cafeteria, allegedly by a 16-year-old male student. The 15-year-old was hospitalized in unknown condition.

This story is developing. Please check back for more updates.

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