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'God has not forsaken us': high school shooting mourners told

by Eno Adeogun

A 15-year-old student opened fire with a handgun inside Marshall County High School killing two of his classmates, injuring 17 and sending hundreds fleeing for safety.

A pastor at Bethel Baptist Church on Tuesday evening told students, their families, and other residents in the community that "we know that God has not forsaken us".

He added: "And don't go to thinking this 'what did someone do to deserve this'?

"In life evil makes no sense - it is unpredictable and yet it is predicable."

AP Photo/Stephen Lance Dennee

A girl died at the scene, and a boy died later at a hospital.

The shooter has not been identified by the police and a motive has not been disclosed.

Governor Matt Bevin said he will be charged with murder and attempted murder.

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