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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

By Reid Pitts, Staff Writer

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At about 1:30 pm CT, a shooter opened fire inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

The shooter remained out of police custody for about an hour but was apprehended at about 3 pm. A SWAT team and FBI agents were present at the high school around the time the shooter was apprehended.

The initial report was 20-50 injured, but was reduced to 14.

According to NBC news, “…students were hiding in closets at the school, and teachers had told them not leave the building.”

The Broward Sheriff’s office has stated that there are fatalities, but an official number has not been released.

The Broward Sheriff’s office released a tweet regarding the incident.

Our hearts at The Wrangler go out to the families, students and teachers in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Reid Pitts, Staff Writer, Staff Photographer

Reid Pitts is a senior and this is his second year on The Wrangler staff. Reid enjoys backpacking and photography. He will be studying forestry at SFA...

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