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Suspect In Custody In Florida School Shooting, 17 People Dead

The incident took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
Posted at 9:59 PM, Feb 14, 2018

The Broward County Sheriff's Office said a suspect is now in custody in a Florida high school shooting. At least 17 people were killed and at least 14 more were injured. 

The Sheriff's Office said the 19-year-old suspect is not a current student at the school but was at one point before being expelled.  

Deputies responded to reports of a shooting shortly before 3 p.m. local time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

The school was placed on lockdown shortly before law enforcement began clearing students from the building. 

President Donald Trump tweeted: "My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the terrible Florida shooting. No child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school."

 Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN