A tragedy unfolded today at Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida. A school shooting left as many as 20 to 50 people injured. It’s not clear yet exactly how many people were injured and how many people died, but reports are indicating that as many as seven people may have died in the school shooting and at least 14 were injured. This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available.
The number of injured and dead has varied widely since reports of the shooting first surfaced. At first, it was indicated that 20 were injured and perhaps there were no severe injuries. Sadly, we now know this is not the case. As many as seven may have died, but the exact number of fatalities cannot currently be confirmed.
The Broward superintendent, Supt Runcie, said there were “numerous fatalities” and the situation was horrific. He said that this might be the deadliest mass shooting in Broward’s school history.
So far, the Broward Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that there are at least 14 victims.
The injured are being transported to Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health North hospital.
This is a developing story.