February 19, 2018

Suspect in Kentucky school shooting will be tried as adult

25 January 2018, 11:10 | Christie Tate

Marshall County High School Shooting Suspect to Face Murder and Assault Charges

Major school shootings in the United States

Two are dead. Seventeen others are injured in a school shooting in western Kentucky today. She was in the library. "We were taught what to do in a lockdown scenario and that's what everybody did". "And right now they're just trying to keep his family, his mom safe". "He had been shot and he was surrounded by some teachers, and they didn't know what to do, so I put him in my vehicle as fast as I could", Tristan told "CBS This Morning".

Tuesday's shooting comes just one day after another school shooting in Italy, Texas, where a 15-year-old female student was shot by a 16-year-old male classmate inside their high school cafeteria.

The attack at the school of almost 1,150 students was the latest eruption of gunfire that has become a regular occurrence at schools and college campuses across the United States over the past several years.

Following the heartbreaking shooting that took the lives of two Kentucky high school students on Tuesday, some of their fellow students recounted the chaotic event in emotional interviews.

Less than 10 minutes after, first responders arrived on the scene.

"Since January 2013, there have been at least 283 school shootings across the country - which averages out to one school shooting a week", according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a non-profit group that advocates for gun control. It was a chaotic scene. He could be charged as an adult, but that has not been decided.

There were five male patients taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Three had gunshot wounds to the head. "How are we going to come together?"

Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders said authorities would not yet identify a 15-year-old in police custody who is alleged to have walked into the school armed with a pistol just before 8am before opening fire. And I gather he's alive.

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"I know when he called me, he said, 'Mom, there's been a shooting.' And I asked him if he was OK, and he said, 'I'm running, ' " WSMV reported.

Others ran to a wooded area located near the school. What are you hearing? Students and parents are shocked and grieving.

The superintendent of Marshall County Schools said elementary and middle school students will return to class Thursday.

Jeff DeFew, whose family owns the shop, said he was still processing what happened hours later.

KELLY: No, I imagine not - just terrible. I didn't know what to think at all.

Kentucky State Police plan a 2 p.m. One of them had an arm wound, and another was shot in the chest and abdomen, the doctor said.

In a floor speech, Jones, D-Pikeville, said Kentucky has not adequately funded school security measures, including law-enforcement officers who are known as school resource officers. Matt, thanks so much.

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