Marshall County High School Shooting

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Marshall County Schools Superintendent Trent Lovett said the recent public debate regarding school safety resulted in a larger group coming to the table to talk solutions. He said a May 1 virtual meeting with local and state elected officials as well as the families of the two children who died in the Jan. 23, 2018 Marshall County High School shooting was “positive.” 

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  The former Marshall County High School student charged with killing two classmates and injuring more than a dozen others during a shooting on Jan. 23, 2018, pleaded guilty to all charges in Marshall Circuit Court on Tuesday. 

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This post has been updated to clarify the open records request was fulfilled by Marshall County Schools.  

A school district that experienced a deadly high school shooting in 2018 is prevented from seeking a federal grant to hire school resource officers (SROs) after the county’s chief executive declined to sign the grant application. 

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The long-awaited trial for the Marshall County High School shooter will likely be delayed further than June of this year. Due to the limitations created by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, all parties involved are concerned about a number of issues, including putting together a jury.

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The Marshall County community gathered Thursday evening at their high school for a ‘Night of Hope and Healing’ to mark two years since the deadly shooting at the school.

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A prefiled bill partially inspired by the 2018 shooting at Marshall County High School would prevent the public from viewing gruesome evidence in Kentucky’s court cases. 


Attorneys in the case involving the alleged Marshall County High School shooter Gabe Parker met in Marshall County Friday for a status hearing.

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Some parents of victims from the Marshall County High School shooting are asking for an apology from Democrat Attorney General Andy Beshear about comments Beshear made at a gubernatorial debate in Lexington. 

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  The Marshall County Judge-Executive sent an open letter Thursday to Attorney General Andy Beshear, asking the Democratic gubernatorial candidate to clarify comments made at Tuesday’s debate in Lexington. 

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  Marshall County Circuit Court Judge James Jameson heard testimony Monday from several witnesses to consider a motion filed to suppress statements to police made by alleged Marshall County High School shooter Gabe Parker, as evidence for the upcoming trial in 2020. Parker is being tried as an adult on two counts of murder and several counts of assualt after last year’s shooting that killed two students and injured fourteen others.