School Shooting Leaves At Least Two People Dead, Dozens More Injured

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At least two people were killed and 19 others were injured when a student opened fire at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky., officials said.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said the shooter, a 15-year-old male student, was in custody. Bevin said the alleged gunman will be charged with murder and attempted murder. The shooting began around 8 a.m. when the suspect entered the school with a handgun, authorities said.

The 19 people treated for injuries were all believed to be students, including 14 of whom were treated due to gunshot wounds. Five others were treated for non-gunshot wound injuries.

The two people killed included a 15-year-old female student and a 15-year-old male student.

Bevin said the alleged shooter was apprehended by police in a nonviolent way. He said the incident was an ongoing investigation.



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