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Multiple people injured in school shooting


AT LEAST one person is dead and dozens of people been injured following a horrific 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.

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.”

WSVN reported at least 20 people had been injured on the high school property, however it remains unknown exactly how many people were shot.

Margate Fire Department told CBS Miami there could be as many as 50 victims.

Fire Chief Dan Booker told the…

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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