2 killed, 17 injured after Kentucky high school shootingPosted: Updated:
(CNN) -- Fourteen people were wounded, two of them fatally, in a Tuesday morning shooting at Marshall County High School in western Kentucky, Gov. Matt Bevin said at a news conference.
Another five people sustained other injuries.
A 15-year-old male student was arrested at the scene and will be charged with murder, according to Bevin.
The slain victims were a boy and a girl, both 15 years old.
"Tragic shooting at Marshall County HS ... Shooter is in custody, one confirmed fatality, multiple others wounded," Bevin tweeted.
Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are at the scene to assist, the agency tweeted.
So far, the motive for the shooting isn't known.
Marshall County High School is in Benton, Kentucky. All officers at the Benton Police Department office inside City Hall left to go to the scene, Benton City Clerk Beth Cooper told CNN.
Benton is a city of about 4,300 in western Kentucky, about 120 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee. It is also about 40 miles southeast of West Paducah, Kentucky, where in 1997 a 14-year-old student at Heath High School killed three and wounded five more as they were praying.
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