West Springfield High School basketball coach killed in shooting in CT

Hampden County

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A West Springfield High School coach was killed in a shooting in Connecticut over the weekend.

West Springfield Superintendent of Schools Michael Richard confirmed to 22News that 34-year-old Kevin Campbell served as the JV basketball coach at the high school.

“Mr. Campbell served well in this capacity and earned the respect of his student-athletes, coaches, administration, and opponents,” Richard said. “During this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with Kevin’s family.”

22News sister station WTNH reports that Campbell, of Windsor, and another man, 28-year-old Joshua Steele, were shot and killed in Hartford early Sunday morning. Police are continuing to look into what led up to the deadly shooting.

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