2 dead, multiple injured after shooting at Kentucky high school; suspect in custody

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. — Two students are dead and 19 others are wounded after a shooting at a high school in southwestern Kentucky Tuesday morning, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said.

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

The suspect, a 15-year-old male, has been taken into custody.

The Kentucky State Police confirmed the fatalities on Twitter Tuesday afternoon.