The Broward County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. At least 17 people are dead, according to ABC News. The shooter is now in custody but was not a current student. Law enforcement officials are reporting the shooter is 19-year-old Nickolas Cruz, who reportedly had been expelled.
Suspect lead into police station following deadly shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida; at least 15 people are dead, law enforcement officials tell @ABC News. https://t.co/1itMwE4Kku pic.twitter.com/h9rLtA26NY— ABC News (@ABC) February 14, 2018
Footage shows SWAT team members on scene and students fleeing the school.
DEVELOPING: Police are responding to reports of a shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Aerials show SWAT and medical personnel on the ground, students being evacuated from the school. https://t.co/oTncgG8W7h pic.twitter.com/pLY5dOFgVA— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) February 14, 2018
Today, close to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s dismissal, students and staff heard what sounded like gunfire. The school immediately went on lockdown but is now dismissing students. We are receiving reports of possible multiple injuries. Law enforcement is on site.— Broward Schools (@browardschools) February 14, 2018