Student opens fire in Florida High School, killing 17

KARISHMA SRIVASTAVA 15/02/2018 13:26:54

Student opens fire in Florida High School, killing 17

Washington, Feb 15: At least 17 people were killed and more than dozen are injured after a former student unleashed a hail of gunfire in a Florida High School.

The 19-year-old boy was once had been expelled from the school for disciplinary reasons.
Of the 17 dead, 12 were inside the building, two were shot dead just outside the building, one was on a street outside the school, and two people lost their lives at a hospital.

   Suspect former student

Nicolas Cruz, the shooting suspect has been taken to custody and FBI is assisting local officials in the investigation.
“Nicolas Cruz was the killer. He is in custody. We already began to dissect his websites and social media that he was on ... some of the things that come to mind are very, very disturbing,” Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told reporters at a news conference in Florida.

   One of the deadlist shooting

The shooting, which is among the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern US history, revived debate over gun control while American politicians offered their condolences.
“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,” President Donald Trump said in a tweet.
He spoke with the Florida Governor and other top officials and was seeking frequent updates on the tragic incident.
“The motives behind the tragic shooting today remain a mystery, but one thing is certain, the loss of innocent life at the hands of a merciless gunman is heinous and despicable,” said Congressman Peter Roskam.

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