Reports dozens of children injured in US school shooting
A shooter is in police custody after opening fire at a high school in Florida.
Law enforcement officers have told local media at least 15 people are dead.
Several more are injured as well.It happened about 3pm local time at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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US correspondent Bob Tarlau told Melbourne Radio's 3AW local media footage shows students streaming away from the school, and some students are still locked inside.
“The local fire brigade are calling this a mass casualty situation and authorities have identified a student as a person of interest,” Bob said.
It’s the 13th school shooting in the US so far this year.
“So that means there’s been a school shooting in America every three and a half days,” Ross said.
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.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 14, 2018
#BSO is working a developing incident regarding a report of active shooter located at 5901 Pine Island Rd, Parkland. Here's what we know so far: deputies are responding to reports of a shooting at Stoneman Douglas High. There are reports of victims. PIO will be on scene 3:15pm.— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) February 14, 2018