Gunfire broke out at a South Florida high school when students were dismissed this Afternoon. The shooting took place in Broward County, Florida. The shooter has still not been apprehended.
At least 20 people may have been injured, but that number may be as high as 50 people, according to Dan Booker, a fire chief from a nearby city. Many of those injured are students who were shot, Booker said.It’s still an active scene,” he said. Booker said he is seeking aid from the Coast Guard and other agencies because many victims will need to be transported by helicopter.
The President was notified of the shooting. Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said:
“The president has been made aware of the school shooting in Florida. We are monitoring the situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected."