Florida [US], Feb 15 (ANI): At least 14 people were injured after an unknown gunman opened fire at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
As per local media reports, the incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, northwest of Fort Lauderdale is still active.
The shooting suspect is said to be in police custody.
Dispatch at the Broward County Sheriff's Office confirmed the school was on lockdown and police were on location.
So far we have at least 14 victims. Victims have been and continue to be transported to Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health North hospital. #StonemanShooting— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018
Shooter is now in custody. Scene is still active. #stonemanshooting— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018
Moreover, Coral Springs Police asked the public to avoid the area as it was an active scene.
Police are working an active shooter scene, and ask that if you are in touch with your student you ask that they remain calm and barricaded until police come to their room, this is for everyone's safety. Do NOT call our 911 or non-emergency number unless it is an emergency.— Coral Springs Police (@CoralSpringsPD) February 14, 2018
Live television footage of the area showed scores of people running and walking away from the school, while many emergency vehicles including police cars, ambulances and fire trucks were present there. (ANI)