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News Release

Kentucky State Police Turns Over High School to Marshall County School District

Date of News Release: 1/29/2017

BENTON, KY (January 25, 2018) – The Kentucky State Police has finished processing the crime scene at Marshall County High School and has turned over the property to the Marshall County School District.

Sixteen students suffered gunshot wounds as a result of the shooting at the school on Tuesday. Two of the victims died from their injuries. Seven more were injured in the incident. Currently, three students remain hospitalized but in stable condition.

The Kentucky State Police Critical Incident Team is continuing to investigate with the cooperation of local, state and federal partners.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.