BENTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky State Police are asking for privacy for the families impacted by the school shooting in Marshall County.
According to troopers, families of students have gotten in touch with KSP over serious privacy concerns, particularly regarding their children.
“They report that members of the public and media have made excessive attempts to contact them in recent days, requesting private information and interviews. Families have also endured negative and inappropriate comments on social media,” a press release from KSP says.
KSP also released this statement on behalf of a Marshall County family: “Please stop calling and texting us, especially our minor children who are victims. It is inappropriate and hurtful to our already grieving families.”