Greater than 20 individuals have been injured and a minimum of one individual killed after somebody opened hearth Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in North Broward.
Margate Hearth Chief Dan Booker advised the Miami Herald that his division is responding to a mass casualty incident at the highschool. He confirmed no less than one fatality, though he couldn’t affirm what number of have been injured or killed.
Precisely what occurred at the highschool stays unclear, however the capturing has already captured the eye of the Oval Workplace.
“The President has been made conscious of the varsity capturing in Florida,” Deputy White Home Press Secretary Lindsay Walters stated. “We’re monitoring the state of affairs. Our ideas and prayers are with these affected.”
The Broward Sheriff’s Workplace has responded to the scene. The Coral Springs Police Division urged academics and college students to stay barricaded inside till police attain them. The sheriff’s workplace stated at three p.m. that the shooter continues to be at giant.
Employees and college students at the highschool heard what appeared like gunfire near dismissal at the moment, the Broward County faculty district stated in a press release. The varsity was instantly locked down. Regulation enforcement and the district’s Particular Investigative Unit are on website.