Numerous people died and hundreds of students fled to the streets during shooting at a high school in South Florida on Wednesday. The shooter is in police custody, according to Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie.
“There are numerous fatalities. It is a horrific situation. It is a horrible day for us,” said Supt. Runcie as quoted by Reuters.
A school official also confirmed that multiple people lost their lives from the incident.
Separately, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that there are at least 14 victims so far from the Florida school shooting.
So far we have at least 14 victims. Victims have been and continue to be transported to Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health North hospital. #StonemanShooting
— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018
The shooter opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. The school immediately went on lockdown. Law enforcement responded to the shooting at around 2:30 in the afternoon. Reports indicated that the gunman was a former student at the school.