Multiple victims after Kentucky high school shooting

At least two are dead after the killing spree.
At least two are dead after the killing spree. Photo credit: Getty

At least two are dead and 19 are injured after a shooting at a Kentucky high school on Tuesday morning (local time).

The shooter opened fired at the Marshall County High School, killing a boy and a girl, both 15 years old.

Media reports students were breaking down fences in their panic to escape after the shooter opened fire.

"I'm distraught from all of it. I couldn't really focus driving home," 17-year-old Greg Rodgers, a student at the school, told NBC News.

"I was shaking a lot driving back to my house. I'm still shaking."

A 15-year-old male student was arrested at the scene and will be charged with murder, says state Governor Matt Bevin.

"It is unbelievable that this would happen in a small, close-knit community like Marshall County," Mr Bevin said in a statement.

"This is a tremendous tragedy and speaks to the heartbreak present in our communities."

The attack is the second school shooting in two days in the US. On Monday (local time) a 15-year-old female student was shot at a school in Texas.


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