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Kentucky Shooting Victim Called Mother While Dying

(Benton, KY) – The mother of a 15-year-old Kentucky girl says her daughter called her after being shot Tuesday. Bailey Holt died after a gunman opened fire on the Marshall County High School grounds.a00ce2b0-b2cf-4021-9d80-58ae7e885781-large16x9_KYschoolshootingvictimsWKRN-TV reports Bailey’s mother, Secret Holt, described her daughter as a “perfect angel.” Holt says all she could hear in the background were “voices and chaos.” Bailey never said a word to her mother.167b6cc69f620672a7751d0236a731f2Holt says her family is in significant pain but feels for the family of the suspected shooter, as well. Holt says if the teen shooter needed a friend, her daughter would have been someone to talk to. Gabe-Parker1The suspect is believed to be Gabe Parker, the 15-year old son of local journalist Mary Garrison Minyard. Authorities say he will likely be tried in adult court. A probable cause hearing was held Thursday for the defendant who is accused of killing Bailey and Preston Cope; and injuring more than twenty others on Tuesday.  The Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice will determine the location where the teen will be held.