BENTON, KY (WHDH) — The 15-year-old suspect in a school shooting in kentucky – will be tried as an adult.
“We will be filing paperwork to classify this defendant as what’s called a youthful offender, and that is the process to charge him as an adult,” said Jason Darnall, Assistant Marshall County Attorney.
Two teenagers died and more than a dozen others were hurt during Tuesday’s shooting.
Police said the suspect opened fire with a handgun right as school was starting.
Authorities are looking into how he got that gun.
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