Kentucky State Police Identify Marshall County High School Shooter

02/16/2018 05:35 PM

BENTON- The Kentucky State Police have released the name of the 15-year-old charged with killing two and injuring more than a dozen others at Marshall County High School.

Gabriel R. Parker, 15, was arraigned in Marshall County Court on Friday.

Kentucky State Police say a Marshall County Grand Jury returned an indictment on Tuesday, charging Parker with two counts of Murder and fourteen counts of First Degree Assault. Parker is being charged as an adult.

The Shooting at Marshall County High School on January 23 left Bailey Holt and Preston Cope dead. 14 others suffered gunshot wounds.
Michon Lindstrom

Michon is a producer for Pure Politics. Michon comes to Kentucky from Springfield, Illinois where she served as the statehouse reporter for the NBC affiliate. During her time in the Land of Lincoln she covered the state’s two year budget impasse and the largest school funding overall in Illinois history. Pure Politics airs weeknights at 7 and 11:30 on Spectrum News. Follow Michon on Twitter at @MichonLindstrom or reach her by email at


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