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Marshall County school shooter ordered to serve two life sentences

Gabriel Parker was 15 when he fired a handgun into a crowd of students before classes started at Marshall County High School on Jan. 23, 2018.

MARSHALL COUNTY, Kentucky — A Kentucky teen who pleaded guilty to killing two Marshall County schoolmates in 2018 has been ordered to serve two life sentences. 

Gabriel Ross Parker was sentenced via teleconference by Marshall County Circuit Judge James Jameson on Friday afternoon. 

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WPSD-TV reports Parker will also receive 70 years in prison for 14 counts of assault and will be eligible for parole in 20 years. 

Parker was 15-years-old when he fired a handgun into a crowd of students before classes started at Marshall County High School on January 23, 2018.

Bailey Holt and Preston Cope were killed.

Bailey Holt and Preston Cope

Parker was arrested at the school and charged with murder. He later was charged as an adult. 

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