A Florida school shooting has left multiple injured, it is said to be 50 injured people with some being seen taken to ambulances on route to hospital. Sadly it has been confirmed that 3 students have been killed by a heavily armed gunmen wearing a gas mask. Police were quick to be on the scene, instructing those who are still inside to barricade themselves in the rooms they are in as the shooter is said to be at large,police and swat teams are taking control of the situation as the manhunt goes on for the shooter.
Police are believed to know the shooter, who is also said to be apart of the U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program
Aerial footage from WSVN showed a number of people lying on the ground outside the school, being treated for injuries and moved to ambulances.
Footage from the scene showed students streaming away from the school. Some ran, while others walked quickly in orderly lines with their hands on or above their heads.
Dozens of law enforcement vehicles are on site, including one tank, along with a team of heavily armed law enforcement officers.
"It is now believed to be 17 confirmed dead,
The suspect has been named by police as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz. He was arrested at the scene and is being questioned by investigators
Cruz was formerly a student at Douglas, but was expelledfor disciplinary reasons. A teacher at the schoolsaidstaff had been warned not to let him back on campus. The suspect hadreportedly been receiving treatmentfor mental health issues. It was also reported, said from other students in his class that he had previously brought guns into school"
This is getting ridiculous now, there has already been so many. 19th this year
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