A minimum of 17 folks had been killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday, February 14, authorities stated.
The suspect, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, is in custody, stated Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. Cruz was a former scholar on the school and had been expelled for unspecified disciplinary causes.
“It’s a horrific, horrific day,” Israel stated. “Simply pray for this metropolis. Pray for this school, the mother and father, the oldsters that misplaced their lives.”
Police evacuate college students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive School in Parkland, Florida, after the shooting on Wednesday, February 14. Mike Stocker/Solar Sentinel/TNS/Getty Photographs
A father and daughter are reunited. Saul Martinez/The New York Instances/Redux
A crowd gathers underneath an overpass simply south of the campus. Amy Beth Bennett/Solar Sentinel/TNS/Getty Photographs
Feelings run excessive as college students are launched from a lockdown. The shooting occurred simply earlier than three p.m. John McCall/Solar Sentinel/TNS/Getty Photographs
Law enforcement officials are likely to a sufferer as they experience behind a pickup truck. John McCall/Solar Sentinel/TNS/Getty Photographs
Family members anticipate phrase from college students. Amy Beth Bennett/Solar Sentinel/TNS/Getty Photographs
A police officer carries his weapon close to an overpass south of campus. Amy Beth Bennett/Solar Sentinel/Zuma Wire
Individuals collect as they wait for college kids to be launched from the lockdown. Amy Beth Bennett/Solar Sentinel/TNS/Getty Photographs
College students type a series as they’re introduced out of the school. Joe Raedle/Getty Photographs
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