Gov. Matt Bevin said a fatal shooting Tuesday at Marshall County High School is a “tremendous tragedy and speaks to the heartbreak present in our communities.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky tweeted that he was “closely tracking reports of the tragedy in Benton, #Kentucky at Marshall County High School and my thoughts are with the students, teachers, faculty, and the entire community. Thank you to the first responders who continue to put themselves in harm’s way to protect others.”
Bevin, McConnell and other public officials reacted on social media Tuesday to news of the shooting in Western Kentucky. Here is a sampling of that reaction:
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