PARKLAND, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Broward Sheriff’s Office is on the scene at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland 5901 Pine Island Road — just south of Boca Raton for reports of an active shooter with victims.
BSO has shut down the area.
A huge police presence is at the school.
UPDATE: Shooter is identified as white male with maroon shirt. STILL AT LARGE. Students are being led out of the school with their hands up.
UPDATE: Students “heard gunshots.” Several reportedly injured.
UPDATE: Students are being brought to an area park to reunite with family. Other students still in facility on “lockdown.”
UPDATE: FBI ON SCENE.
UPDATE: From student, “Someone pulled fire alarm. I heard five gunshots. My friends and I ran out of the school to Walmart. I know one guy got shot in the leg. My 9th grade teacher.”
UPDATE: Fire Alarm was apparently pulled BEFORE gunshots.
UPDATE: Police focusing on “Freshman” building at the school.
UPDATE: Governor Rick Scott en route to Broward County.
UPDATE: FROM POLICE ***DO NOT CALL YOUR CHILDREN IF THEY ARE IN SCHOOL. TEXT THEM. STUDENTS STILL IN THE SCHOOL ARE BEING TOLD TO REMAIN SILENT.”
UPDATE: “MANY DEATHS” according Sen. Bill Nelson, Coral Springs Officials.
UPDATE: CONFIRMED – 17 DEAD.
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