FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING LIVE UPDATES: Police respond to shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS; Gunman still at large

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PARKLAND, Fla. – Authorities are at the scene of a shooting at a high school in South Florida that has injured at least 20 people, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. Channel 2 Action News has learned the gunman is still at large. 

The incident is ongoing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the sheriff’s office said.

Video from the scene shows dozens of law enforcement officers with their guns drawn outside the school.

RIGHT NOW: ABC News Special Report is LIVE on Channel 2. Updates continue on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m.

LIVE MINUTE-BY-MINUTE UPDATES:

3:50 p.m.

President Donald Trump tweets offering his prayers and condolences to the families of the victims. Says “No child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school.”

3:42 p.m.

ABC News reports early indication is that 20 people have been injured. This is an active breaking news story. This amount could change.

3:40 p.m.

When ABC News’ George Stephanopoulus asked an eyewitness to the shooting how many shots he heard, he said, “too many to count.”

3:29 p.m.
A parent told ABC News her daughter is locked in the auditorium with other students. Another mother told ABC News her daughter texted her from inside the school to stay away from the school. 

3:26 p.m.

Sources tell ABC News President Donald Trump has been briefed about the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

3:25 p.m.

A student who says he was inside the school told ABC News during the Special Report that he “saw bodies” outside a classroom as he evacuated the school.

3:20 p.m.

Authorities say the shooter remains at large.

3:15 p.m.

Authorities said the school is locked down and that students and teachers inside should remain barricaded until police reach them.

3:10 p.m.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he’s monitoring the situation at the school.

3:00 p.m.

Authorities are at the scene of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

2:55 p.m.

Coral Springs Police tweeted that teachers and students should barricade themselves inside “until police reach you.”
 

12:29 p.m
Coral Springs Police tweets that it is working an active shooter scene. The department asks people to remain calm and not to call 911 or non-emergency numbers unless it’s an emergency.

 



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