Kentucky: A 15-year-old student opened fire in Kentucky’s Marshall County High School, killing two of his classmates and injuring 17 more, in yet another case of a school shooting in the country.
The incident occurred when the student entered the school at 8 am local time with a handgun and then started firing deliberately, leading to casualties.
Reportedly, the suspect, who was not identified, was taken into the juvenile custody in a “nonviolent apprehension”. The Ellis County district attorney’s office has charged the student with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
His two classmates, a boy and girl, both 15 years, succumbed to their injuries later in the hospital. The injured students are being treated and is said to be out of danger.
This was the second school shooting incident this week. On Monday, a 15-year-old Italian girl was hospitalized after her 16-year-old classmate shot her in Texas, according to local news sources.