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UPDATE: 17 Dead in Florida Mass High School Shooting

UPDATE 2/14/2018 6:30 PM EST: Broward County Sheriff  Scott Israel confirms 17 people are dead. 

The Associated Press on Twitter

BREAKING: Sheriff: 17 dead in shooting at high school in South Florida.

 

UPDATE 2/14/2018 5:25 PM EST:  Broward County Sheriff's Office confirmed the shooter was not a current student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

SWAT is still clearing the school, and parents have been instructed to go to the Marriott Hotel at 11775 Heron Bay Bld. in Coral Springs to pick up their child.

Broward Sheriff on Twitter

Sheriff Israel, "The shooter was not a current student.

Broward Sheriff on Twitter

SWAT still clearing the school #stonemanshooting.

Broward Sheriff on Twitter

Any parent who is looking for their child, please go to the Marriot at 11775 Heron Bay Blvd. in Coral Springs." - Sheriff Israel #stonemanshooting

 

 

UPDATE 2/14/2018 4:45 PM EST:  Broward County Sheriff's Office has confirmed 14 victims.  An exact number of casualties has yet to be confirmed.

Broward Sheriff on Twitter

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

 

ORIGINAL STORY
Just a few moments ago, gunshots rang out inside a South Florida High School.

According to the Broward Sheriff's office, a suspect is in custody.

Broward Sheriff on Twitter

Shooter is now in custody. Scene is still active. #stonemanshooting

According to USA Today, at least 20 people have suffered injuries after a shooting erupted at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School around 2 p.m. today.

At this time, it is unclear how many fatalities there are, however authorities told CBS 46 there are multiple deaths as a result of this shooting.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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Additional reporting by Erica Banas