Names of 2 students killed in Marshall County High School shooting released

Bailey Holt photo courtesy Secret Holt.

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY – Kentucky State Police have released the names of the two students who were killed in a mass shooting at Marshall County High School Tuesday.

In a news conference Tuesday evening, KSP reports that Bailey Nicole Holt and Preston Ryan Cope are the two students who died after they were shot at Marshall County High School Tuesday morning.

Holt died at the scene of the shooting and Cope was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

To see more of our coverage of the shooting from throughout the day Tuesday, follow the links below.

Shooting at Marshall County High School
Timeline of events: Marshall County High School Shooting
LIVE: Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Marshall County High School shooting victims
Coping with tragedy
Politicians react to shooting at Marshall County High School
Police: Suspect falsely claims responsibility for Marshall County shooting, threatens Paducah teen


To read a note from our Vice President and General Manager regarding photos and names of the shooting victims and suspect, click here.

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