UPDATE 2/14/2018 6:30 PM EST: Broward County Sheriff  Scott Israel confirms 17 people are dead. 


UPDATE 2/14/2018 5:25 PM EST:  Broward County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the shooter was not a current student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

SWAT is still clearing the school, and parents have been instructed to go to the Marriott Hotel at 11775 Heron Bay Bld. in Coral Springs to pick up their child.



UPDATE 2/14/2018 4:45 PM EST:  Broward County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed 14 victims.  An exact number of casualties has yet to be confirmed.


Just a few moments ago, gunshots rang out inside a South Florida High School.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s office, a suspect is in custody.

According to USA Today, at least 20 people have suffered injuries after a shooting erupted at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School around 2 p.m. today.

At this time, it is unclear how many fatalities there are, however authorities told CBS 46 there are multiple deaths as a result of this shooting.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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Additional reporting by Erica Banas