A Florida high school is on lockdown after reports of a shooter, police say. (WSVN)
At least 20 students were feared hurt and “there are many deaths,” according to Sen. Bill Nelson, in a shooting Wednesday at a high school in Parkland, Florida, as local media reported a student was considered a person of interest.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is under lockdown and police are on the scene after reports of shots fired and potential victims, officials said Wednesday.
The shooting suspect is said to be in police custody, WSVN reported.
According to WSVN, the Margate Fire Rescue team described the scene as a mass casualty incident, meaning at least 20 people had been injured.
The scene, according to a tweet from the Broward Sheriff’s Office, was still active and the shooter is still at large.
Dispatch at the sheriff’s office confirmed the school was on lockdown and police were on location.