Florida shooting: Parkland school placed on ‘code red’ lockdown, no confirmation on victims

By: Reuters |
Updated: February 15, 2018 2:03 am

The school had been placed on a “code red” lockdown.

Deputies in Broward County, Florida, were responding on Wednesday to reports of an active shooter at a high school in the town of Parkland, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office said.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had been placed on a “code red” lockdown but had no information on victims, the spokeswoman said.

Local FOX-10 TV reported that five people were seen being treated by paramedics while other students were filing out of the school in a line. Parkland is about 15 miles (24 km) west of Fort Lauderdale.

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