US News At least 20 injured in shooting at Florida high school -media

23:40  14 february  2018
23:40  14 february  2018 Source:   reuters.com

The Florida School Shooting Was the 18th School Shooting of the Year. And It's Only February

  The Florida School Shooting Was the 18th School Shooting of the Year. And It's Only February Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was the 18th school shooting of 2018.Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was the 18th school shooting of 2018 — a year that’s not even two months old.

More than 20 people are injured after a mass shooting happened Wednesday inside a high school in South Florida .

MORE: Aerial footage above Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shows students running from grounds of campus after authorities respond to report of shooting in Parkland "My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the terrible Florida shooting ," President Trump tweeted .

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At least 20 people were injured when a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday, local media reported, with dozens of police and emergency officials surrounding the building while students fled.

Militia says school shooting suspect was member

  Militia says school shooting suspect was member <p>The leader of a white nationalist militia says Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group and participated in paramilitary drills in Tallahassee.</p>Jordan Jereb told The Associated Press on Thursday that his group wants Florida to become its own white ethno-state. He said his group holds “spontaneous random demonstrations” and tries not to participate in the modern world.

The shooter was still at large as of 3:11 p.m. EST, according to the official Broward Sheriff's Office Twitter account. Florida local news station WSVN 7 reported at least 20 injured from the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School .

- A former student opened fire at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing "numerous" people, sending students running out into the streets and SWAT team members swarming in before The Broward County Sheriff's Office tweeted Wednesday afternoon that "so far we have at least 14 victims."

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, about 45 miles (72 km) north of Miami, had been placed on a "code red" lockdown but had no information on victims, a spokeswoman for the county sheriff's office said. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School © Bing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

The sheriff's office said on Twitter that the shooter was still at large. Florida's WSVN-TV reported at least 20 people were injured. Live television showed dozens of students running and walking away from the school, weaving their way between large numbers of emergency vehicles including police cars, ambulances and fire trucks. Local FOX-10 TV reported that five people were seen being treated by paramedics.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.

The Trump Administration Will Look Into Banning Bump Stocks .
President Trump directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to craft regulations banning bump stocks “very soon,” while the White House says it is keeping all options open on gun control.&nbsp;In the first daily briefing since a Florida school shooting left 17 people dead, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said that the Trump Administration has not put together a concrete plan.

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