Florida [United States], Feb 15 (ANI): 17 people were killed on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
"I'm saddened to say that 17 people lost their lives."- Sheriff Scott Israel #stonemanshooting," The Broward County Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter.
"I'm saddened to say that 17 people lost their lives."- Sheriff Scott Israel #stonemanshooting— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018
As per local media reports, the incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, northwest of Fort Lauderdale, was carried out by 19-year-old Nikolaus Cruz.
The suspect was a former student and was expelled from the school for disciplinary reasons.
Further details are awaited. (ANI)