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Multiple people injured in school shooting


AT LEAST one person is dead and dozens of people have been injured following a horrific mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Coral Springs Police were called to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland following reports of an active shooter on the scene.

Authorities warned the public to stay away from the area as the campus remains in lockdown.

It remained unknown exactly how many people were shot, however it is understood there have been “multiple fatalities”.

The Broward Sheriff’s office confirmed the suspected shooter is now in custody, however stressed the scene remains active.

“So far we have at least 14 victims,” the Sheriff’s office said.

“Victims have been and continue to be transported to Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health North hospital.”

Speaking from the scene Sheriff Scott Israel described the day as catastrophic.

The officer could not confirm how many were dead or injured and could only say there were multiple fatalities.

“It’s a f…

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/world/north-america/florida-school-shooting-multiple-people-injured-by-gunman/news-story/1efb5068abb13f43806ae1d4120e3609

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