2 dead, ‘multiple others’ wounded in shooting at Marshall County High School; suspect in custody

News Staff

A shooting at Marshall County High School on Tuesday morning resulted in two confirmed fatalities with several others wounded. 

Gov. Matt Bevin tweeted shortly after the shooting that “multiple others” were wounded. At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Bevin said that two people were killed and 19 were injured. 

The suspected shooter is in custody. Bevin tweeted soon after that there is “much yet unknown” about the situation.

“Please do not speculate or spread hearsay,” he tweeted. “Let’s let the first responders do their job and be grateful that they are there to do it for us…”

Kentucky Police tweeted after the situation had passed, shortly after 10 a.m. 

Secretary of State Alison L. Grimes and Attorney General Andy Beshear also tweeted about the situation. 

Marshall County is in southwestern Kentucky.