Governor Matt Bevin of the Commonwealth of Kentucky has said that at least one person has died in a shooting Tuesday at a Kentucky High School, on Tuesday.
Darlene Lynn of Marshall County Emergency Management said that seven people were taken to hospitals, some by helicopter, and that the shooter is in custody.
Kentucky State Police said on Twitter that more details would be available soon about the shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, about 130 miles (210 km) northwest of Nashville, Tennessee.
“The scene is secured, (and) the suspect is in custody,” police said.
A Marshall County sheriff’s deputy took the shooter into custody, Sergeant Josh Lawson, a state police spokesman, said by phone. Lawson had no further details about the shooter or the extent of the injuries.
School officials and the county sheriff could not immediately be reached for further details.
Marshall County has a population of about 31,000 people.