Conn. shooting victim identified as Mass. high school basketball coach

Kevin Campbell, 34, of Windsor, Connecticut, was a junior varsity boys' basketball coach at West Springfield High School.

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — One of the two men killed in a shooting at a house party in Connecticut over the holiday weekend was a basketball coach at a Massachusetts high school.

Kevin Campbell, of Windsor, Connecticut, and Joshua Steele, of Hartford, died at the hospital after being shot at the party at a Hartford home at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. A third man was shot but survived.

No arrests have been announced.

The 34-year-old Campbell was a junior varsity boys’ basketball coach at West Springfield High School. He had previously been freshman coach at Commerce High School in Springfield.

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West Springfield Superintendent Michael Richard said Campbell had “earned the respect of his student-athletes, coaches, administration, and opponents.”

Richard says students were provided access to counseling.

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