Marshall Co. School Shooting Suspect Ordered Held in Juvenile Court

Posted January 26, 2018

Bailey was one of two students killed by the as-yet-unnamed shooter, who is in police custody.

Five victims were still receiving care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville on Wednesday.

As a result of the shooting in Marshall County, school districts across the state are offering more assistance and mental health services to students and parents who may be shaken by the shooting.

Cope, a 15-year-old boy is remembered for his positive outlook on life and love of baseball.

At least one of the injured victims hopped onto Snapchat to remind others that the boy who shot everyone was hurting inside too, even though she had a bullet in her chest.

Bailey Holt, 15, was killed at Marshall County High School when a fellow 15-year-old student, armed with a handgun, opened fire.

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the president has been briefed on the shooting.

The suspected gunman, a 15-year-old male student, has been charged as an adult with two counts of murder and 12 counts of first-degree assault.

He is expected to face two counts of murder and multiple assault charges in connection to the early morning rampage, NBC News reports.

She hugged her daughter Tuesday morning before school, the last time she'd ever see her baby. She couldn't say anything and I tried to call her name over and over and over, and she never responded.

Jasen said her daughter was "an angel here on earth" and "was flawless in every way".

THE mother of one of the teens who died in the Marshall County High school shooting says her daughter called her as she lay dying.

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Detective Jody Cash, Kentucky State Patrol Public Affairs Officer, gave the updated figure in an email late Tuesday.

Hundreds of students ran for their lives out of Marshall County High School, jumping into cars and running down a highway, some not stopping until they reached a McDonald's restaurant more than a mile away. Another four had various injuries. The victims ranged in age from 14 to 18 years.

Police are at the school processing the scene to make sure all evidence has been collected, he said, before reopening the high school.

Marshall County Schools Superintendent Trent Lovett asked the community to "wrap your arms around these families and around these students, as you always have".

Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Others fled the building, crossing streets and fields and sheltering in nearby businesses.

Since 2013, there have been almost 300 school shootings in the USA - that's an average of about one a week, according to gun control advocacy organization Everytown For Gun Safety.

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After hearing about the shooting at the school, Mrs Holt raced to where the students had been taken and waited for her 15-year-old daughter to get off one of the buses.