Two Dead in Kentucky High School Shooting

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Posted: Jan 23, 2018 10:29 AM
Two Dead in Kentucky High School Shooting

UPDATE: Two students are now reported dead, with 17 others injured, Fox News reports. The suspect is a 15-year-old student. He reportedly used a handgun during the rampage.

***Original Post***

One person is dead and at least five have been shot during an attack at Marshall County High School in Kentucky Tuesday morning. Gov. Matt Bevin provided an update on his Twitter page, noting that the shooter is in custody.

A motive is still unknown. 

The Kentucky shooting comes one day after an attack at Italy High School in Texas, where a teenage girl was wounded when a 16-year-old suspect shot off a semi-automatic handgun.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) shared his thoughts and prayers with the community.

This is a breaking news post and will be updated accordingly.